Our experts contribute to national and international projects.  They are involved in building skills, developing reference products and strengthening workplace capabilities.  

With long-standing domestic and international relationships to draw on, our experts have the experience and contacts to provide practical and theoretical support to projects in the areas of:

  • document examination education programs, training courses and workshop development

  • business practices review

  • document security feature integrity evaluation.

Contact us for further information, or to discuss your needs.  

Past and current activities

  • 2018 | Provide subject matter expertise for the development of document examination proficiency tests within the formally accredited programme delivered by Forensic Foundations based in Melbourne Australia. The proficiency test will be delivered internationally and will critically evaluate the end-to-end processes of participating organisations and laboratories. Importantly, these tests are ISO17943 compliant.

  • 2018 | Contracted by the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs, conceptualise, develop and deliver an advanced workshop for delivery to border control document examination specialists from member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).  This interactive workshop, delivered in Bangkok from 17 - 21 September 2018, was designed to explore strategies associated with the examination of travel and related documents and the development of effective training.      

  • 2017 | Business practice review, and training workshop, for assessment authority shifting from paper-based to electronic document submission. This included the development and delivery of a two day workshop titled Electronically Submitted Documents Assessment for Authenticity in the Workplace

  • 2017 | Lead authors of the Document Examination Laboratory Manual for the Immigration Environment for the International Organization for Migration (IOM)

  • 2017 | Development and delivery of workshops for the International Organization for Migration (IOM).  These workshops, titled Document Examination Report Writing and Court Testimony  were delivered to the Immigration Department of Malaysia

  • 2016 | Lead authors of the Passport Examination Procedure Manual II for the International Organization for Migration (IOM) (click here for more details and purchase)

  • 2016 | Development of document examination e-Learning content for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

  • 2015 | Coordinate the delivery of specialist workshops delivered by OVD Kinegram AG Leonhard Kurz (Aust.) to Australian Government document specialists

  • 2015 | Conceptualising international identity document proficiency testing methodologies for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

  • 2012 - 2013 | Develop and deliver advanced document examination training workshops to international forensic document examiners for the National Centre for Forensic Studies (NCFS) in support of Australian Federal Police and broader government initiatives.

  • 2010 | Participate in the Expert Group Meeting for development of the Guide for the development of forensic document examination capacity publication by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC).  


specialist document examination workshop
electronic document assessment