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Welcome to the news & media section of our website. Here you can find recent media releases, national speeches and other news.

JCTT charges 18-year-old woman as part of terrorism investigation

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The NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team has today (Tuesday 23 February 2016) arrested and charged an 18-year-old woman from Auburn as part of an ongoing investigation into terror-related activities.
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Melbourne drug ring dismantled

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Four men have been arrested and close to 15 kilograms of methamphetamine seized during a three-month investigation to destroy a drug syndicate operating in Melbourne.
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Address to the Australian Intercultural Society

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Social cohesion: A shared goal and a shared responsibility Commissioner Andrew Colvin Melbourne February 17, 2016
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Trident Task Force funding extended

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The Trident Task Force will be better equipped to address organised and serious crime activities in the maritime environment following today’s announcement by the Commonwealth Government of a $4 million funding boost.
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Former government employee charged with fraud

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A 48-year-old Sydney man will appear in the Downing Centre Local court today (Tuesday 16 February) following an investigation into allegations of fraud.
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Joint agency operation seizes more than $1 billion of 'ice'

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Four people have been charged by the Joint Organised Crime Group (JOCG) for their alleged involvement in the importation and manufacture of 720 litres methylamphetamine with an estimated potential street value of more than a billion dollars.
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Fact Check: Use of metadata in relation to journalists

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The AFP is aware of a recent statement made by the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA), claiming that it “is trawling the metadata of journalists and we know that because when we met the federal government representatives and the federal police to discuss our concerns about the metadata legislation, the AFP admitted that they had accessed the metadata of journalists 13 times in an 18-month period in an effort to identify the source of a published story”.
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Man arrested for importing methamphetamine

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A 27-year-old Sydenham man is scheduled to appear in Melbourne Magistrates Court today charged by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) with importing approximately 23 kilograms of methamphetamine into Australia.
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Large drug bust in Perth seizes $66 million worth of Ice

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A 22-year-old Chinese national has been arrested and 26.4 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine has been seized in Perth following a joint agency investigation to reduce the flow of ice into Western Australia.
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NSW JCTT charges Auburn woman

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The NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team has charged an 18-year-old Auburn woman with 31 counts of “failure to answer questions” under the provisions of Section 25 (2)(b) of the Crime Commission Act (2012) (NSW).
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