Forensic Science SA
Forensic Science SA (FSSA) provides independent, objective expert scientific opinions and evidence to the justice system and community of South Australia undertaking a comprehensive range of forensic case work in:
The Pathology Group is responsible for conducting post mortem examinations at the request of the State Coroner.
Forensic Biology involves the detection and identification of biological material on exhibits collected from a crime scene.
Toxicology is the analysis of blood and tissue samples in cases of criminal offences whilst under the influence of alcohol/drugs
FSSA Chemistry Group comprises the Illicit Drug, Trace Evidence and Document Examination Sections.
FSSA in the news
Inside look into FSSA's high tech crime fighting success - link to 7 News website
TODAY Adelaide reporter Elise Baker went behind the scenes at Forensic Science SA - link to Channel 9 Jumpin website
RiAus interviewed several FSSA staff from each of our Sections about their jobs. These videos can be viewed here:
- links to RiAus YouTube channel
Blood alcohol back calculation
Freedom of Information
21 Divett Pl,
Adelaide SA 5001
Business hours: 9am – 5pm (unless otherwise arranged, deliveries will not be accepted outside these times)
Postal address: GPO Box 2790, Adelaide SA 5000
Tel: 8226 7700 Fax: 8226 7777