|Analysing key issues and trends affecting the policing environment.
|Police Horizons Interview
|Informing good practices and fostering connections between Australia and New Zealand policing through sharing ideas, insights and perspectives on the future of policing. View.
|Sharing and connecting police innovations across Australia and New Zealand.
|Issues and Briefs
|Producing issues and briefs that identify current and developing trends in policing.
|Police Conference 2023
|Planning for the delivery of the ANZPAA Police Conference 2023 in Melbourne.
|ANZPAA Networks and Advisory Groups
|Working closely with subject matter practitioner groups from each Australian and New Zealand police jurisdiction.
|Engaging in Road Safety/Road Policing activities, particularly automated vehicles.
|Coordination of policing input into strategies combatting family violence.
|Minimum Requirement Documents for forensic science
|Through participation in the International Forensic Strategic Alliance, collaborating on the development of Minimum Requirements Documents to support emerging forensic laboratories in developing countries to provide scientific services to the criminal justice system. View
|Specialist Advisory Groups
|Ongoing management of an extensive network of forensic specialists to support and promote the continuous improvement of forensic disciplines, encouraging collaboration and innovative thinking.
|Cross-jurisdictional instruments review
|Scoping the review of the following cross-jurisdictional instruments Australia New Zealand Police Pursuit Principles and Australia New Zealand Protocol for Reporting and Managing Cybercrime.
|International Strategic Engagement
|Working with the Department of Defence National Security Science and Technology Centre to progress collaboration on forensic science innovation with USA partners, leveraging efforts in strengthening forensic science.
|NATA Forensic Science Accreditation Advisory Committee
|Providing specialist strategic advice and coordinating forensic science information sessions for new NATA staff involved in assessing forensic science laboratories.
|The Forensic Exhibit
|Planning the publishing of a 1,000+ subscriber quarterly newsletter to promote the work of the ANZ forensic science community and NIFS.
|Education and Training
|Reviewing ANZPAA’s Education and Training products in Technology Crime, Family and Domestic Violence, Mental Health, Police Investigation, Police Intelligence and Incident and Emergency Management.
|ANZPAA NIFS, in collaboration with experts in crime scene, fingerprint and firearm examination, are enhancing the AFSAB Board and assessment processes. View
|Disaster Victim Identification Workshop
|ANZPAA Disaster Victim Identification Committee (ADVIC) and the Australia New Zealand Counter Terrorism Committee (ANZCTC) are planning a workshop to examine DVI response capabilities and procedures in CBRN events.
|Tests ANZPAA’s Four Dimensions of Trust with real-world perceptions data, in partnership with a jurisdiction.
|Forensic Science Standards Development
|As a member of the Standards Australia Committees, ANZPAA NIFS is supporting the development of Australian and International standards to ensure consistent and reliable forensic services.
|Massively Parallel Sequencing Accreditation Guidelines
|The ANZPAA NIFS Biology Specialist Advisory Group is developing guidelines that will support the implementation of this new DNA technology known as Massively Parallel Sequencing.
|After the Fact (AtF) Proficiency Test
|Working with crime scene practitioners across Australia to develop new assessment material for the AtF Proficiency Test.
|Profiency Testing Bulk Purchase
|Arranging the collaborative procurement, importation and distribution of internationally sourced proficiency tests on behalf of Australia and New Zealand forensic laboratories.
|A 12-month project reviewing and comparing the different jurisdictional workflows for forensic biology to identify opportunities for process improvement, cost savings and reductions in turn-around-times.
|Australia New Zealand Forensic Executive Committee Meetings
|Facilitating a strategic forum for forensic leaders to come together and agree on a cross-jurisdictional program of work, leveraging ANZPAA NIFS support and collective resources to address current and emerging issues, improving forensic science service delivery.
|Addressing Forensic Fundamentals
|A 12-month project aimed at coordinating the progression of activities and research that will strengthen the scientific underpinnings of forensic disciplines across Australia and New Zealand.
|Liaising with all jurisdictions for the processing of 379 annual and five-yearly recertifications of crime scene, fingerprint and firearm practitioners for the Australasian Forensic Science Assessment Board program. View
|Reviewing the Australia New Zealand Police Recommendations for CCTV Systems.
|Forensic Capability Mapping
|Applying the forensic capability mapping framework to document examination to identify capability risks and future needs.