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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.

Almost $1 million of illicit drug cash forfeited after AFP investigation

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A total of $949,500 seized from a Perth drug trafficker has been forfeited to the Commonwealth after an Australian Federal Police proceeds of crime investigation.
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Brisbane man charged for child abuse material

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A 29-year-old Brisbane man has been charged by the Queensland Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (QLD JACET) following an investigation into the alleged access and possession of child abuse material.
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VIC JACET charges Dromana man with child exploitation offences

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A 67-year-old Victorian man will face court today (Friday 29 May, 2020) accused of possessing child abuse material.
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AFP statement on the finalisation of the News Corp investigation

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The AFP has made the decision to finalise our investigation into the unauthorised disclosure of a national security document which resulted in the execution of a search warrant at the home of journalist, Annika Smethurst, in June 2019.
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Bail revoked and additional offences identified for Melbourne man accused of possessing child exploitation material

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A 34-year-old Melbourne man accused of possessing child abuse material has been remanded in custody, after allegedly purchasing a new mobile phone to access additional child exploitation material while out on bail.
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International Missing Children’s Day: For a moment, the whole world knew how it felt to miss someone…

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The Australian Federal Police’s (AFP) National Missing Persons Coordination Centre (NMPCC) is marking International Missing Children’s Day (IMCD) 2020 with a creative campaign that taps into the collective loss and grief people around the globe are feeling while living through the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic.
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WA woman accused of exploiting superannuation hardship payment

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A 34-year-old High Wycombe woman has been charged with allegedly submitting multiple false claims to gain early access to superannuation savings, under a scheme designed to assist members of the community who are in severe financial hardship.
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Police stop GBL reaching Gold Coast streets, woman charged over import

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A Queensland woman is due to face Southport Magistrates Court today (Friday, 22 May) charged with importing gamma-butyrolactone (GBL), after police executed a search warrant at a Gold Coast property yesterday.
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British man charged with child exploitation offence

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A 60-year-old British man is due to face court in Perth today (Friday, 22 May) following his arrest by the Western Australia Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (WA JACET) on allegations of possessing child exploitation material.
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Hot read uncovered for alleged WA mail meth importer

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This is a joint media release between the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Australian Border Force A 32-year-old man accused of importing 300 grams of methamphetamine concealed inside a children’s book was expected to face Perth Magistrate’s Court today (21 May 2020).
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