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Disaster Victim Identificaion

Australasian and South East Asian Cases and Practice

Keith Loft (Redaktør) ; Peter Ellis (Redaktør) ; Alex Forrest (Redaktør)

Written in response to a recognized need for suitable and appropriate publication of DVI material, this book aids in improving preparedness for future mass disaster events and increases awareness through past history and experience. Les mer
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Written in response to a recognized need for suitable and appropriate publication of DVI material, this book aids in improving preparedness for future mass disaster events and increases awareness through past history and experience. The book presents past mass fatality incidents in Australasia and South East Asia from the perspective of the investigative/legal and medical/scientific specialists who performed the victim identification in the jurisdiction in which each disaster occurred. It presents a selected, historical record of past mass fatality events and includes candid discussion of potential areas for improvement in preparedness and future deployment capabilities.

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Innholdsfortegnelse

Viscount Airliner Crash 1961 - New South Wales Police
William Booth Memorial Hostel Fire 1966 - Victoria Police
Wahine Disaster 1968 - New Zealand Police
Port Hedland Aircraft Crash 1968 - West Australia Police
Wasleys Crossing Train and Bus Collision 1970 - South Australia Police
West Gate Bridge Collapse 1970 - Victoria Police
Cyclone Tracy 1974 - Northern Territory Police
Moura Mine Disasters 1975, 1986 & 1994 - Queensland Police
Granville Train Disaster 1977 - New South Wales Police
Air New Zealand Flight 901 Mt Erebus Disaster 1979 - New Zealand Police
Savoy Hotel Kings Cross Fire 1975 - New South Wales Police
Cowper (Grafton) Bus and Semi-trailer Crash 1989 - New South Wales Police
Clybucca Flat (Kempsey) Bus Crash 1989 - New South Wales Police
Newcastle Earthquake 1989 - New South Wales Police
Cave Creek Disaster 1995 - New Zealand Police
Speed Street Fire 1995 - New South Wales Police
Port Arthur Massacre 1996 - Tasmania Police
Blackhawk Helicopter Crash 1996 - Queensland Police
Gracetown Cliff Collapse 1996 - West Australia Police,
Thredbo Landslide 1997 - New South Wales Police
Childers Hostel Fire 2000 - Queensland Police
Bali Bombing 2002 - Australian Federal & State Police
Black Saturday Bushfires 2009 - Victoria Police
Ashmore Reef Boat ExploSion 2009 - Northern Territory Police
Summary
Appendix 1: Relevant legislation
Appendix 2: Time line and basic data relating to Australasian mass fatality events

Om forfatteren

Keith Loft is a Queensland police officer and Disaster Victim Identification (DVI) specialist. He has been deployed on local, national, and international disasters. His doctorate research is focused on improving the coordination of DVI in Australia.





Dr. Peter Ellis is a forensic pathologist with the Queensland Health Forensic Scientific Services and Adjunct Professor of Forensic Medicine and Pathology at Griffith University. He is Australia's senior forensic pathologist for Disaster Victim Identification. He has deployed on operations in Australia and overseas.





Dr Alex Forrest is Education Associate Professor of Forensic Odontology in the School of Biomolecular and Physical Sciences at Griffith University. He is a forensic odontologist and team leader of forensic biometrics and digital imaging at Griffith University, as well as the consultant forensic odontologist to Queensland Health. He has provided forensic human identification services in Australia and overseas.