The ANZPAA NIFS Groups provide an important mechanism for
ANZFEC and ANZPAA NIFS to support and promote the continuous improvement of
forensic disciplines, encouraging collaboration and innovative thinking.
They also provide a mechanism for ANZFEC and ANZPAA NIFS to
seek discipline specific technical advice and guidance in relation to
contemporary issues affecting science service provision in Australia and New
The ANZPAA NIFS Groups include ADVIC; CWALN and the following Specialist Advisory Groups (SAGs):
- Biology SAG
- Chemical Criminalistics SAG
- Crime Scene SAG
- Document SAG
- Electronic Evidence SAG
- Face SAG
- Fingerprint SAG
- Firearm SAG
- Drug SAG
- Medical Sciences SAG
- Quality SAG
- Toxicology SAG
The ANZPAA NIFS Groups Terms of Reference provides an overview of the agreed roles and functions for the Groups.
ANZPAA NIFS Group members should note the documents below when registering to attend a meeting or nominating any agenda items.
Reporting to ANZFEC
* Please note the preferred format of workshops in 2022 is virtual. Face-to-face workshops will be considered by ANZFEC if a strong business case is provided along with contingency planning to run the workshop virtually if required due to COVID related restrictions.