Forensic and Analytical Science Service
We use forensic services to provide independent, objective analysis to the NSW health and justice systems to help solve crimes.
Our criminalistics experts operate in three teams:
forensic biology and DNA
illicit drugs analysis
Our forensic chemistry experts also operate in three teams:
drugs and driving toxicology
Our forensic medicine team provides vital assistance to the NSW Coroner to help determine cause of death for unexpected and unexplained deaths.
Our public health team provides environmental health testing in:
Legionella reference levels
clinical and environmental toxicology
We are dedicated to research and education using applied research and evaluation to continually improve services and foster a culture of innovation. This helps support our reputation for bringing the latest technologies into practice to ensure we deliver fast, reliable results to our customers.
FASS clients include NSW Police, the Office of the State Coroner and local Coroners, public health units in NSW, NSW Roads and Maritime Service, local government bodies and other organisations, as well as reporting across a range of fields, specialised consultancy and advice as well as education, training, research and development
For more information contact our FASS head office
p. 02 9646 0222