Contact the AFP

Emergency contact

In an emergency, call Triple Zero "000" for attendance by police, fire or ambulance.

Non Urgent Police assistance

For police assistance where there is no immediate danger or to report non-urgent crime call 131 444. In Victoria please contact your local police station.

AFP assistance at a Major Australian Airport

For AFP assistance or to report suspicious activity at the 10 major Australian airports, call 131 AFP (131 237). The AFP currently provides policing services at the following Major Australian Airports:

  • Adelaide
  • Brisbane
  • Cairns
  • Canberra
  • Darwin
  • Gold Coast
  • Hobart
  • Melbourne
  • Perth
  • Sydney

AFP assistance at a Defence, Diplomatic or Government Establishment

For AFP assistance or to report suspicious activity at an establishment where the AFP provides a protective service function, including Defence, Diplomatic or Government Establishments call 131 AFP (131 237).

National Police Checks

Contact Criminal Records for National Police Check enquiries

Media

Contact AFP National Media

Referring a Commonwealth investigation to the AFP – Law Enforcement and Government

Australian Law Enforcement Agencies and Australian Government Agencies wishing to refer a matter to the AFP for investigation should contact the Operations Monitoring Centre (OMC) in the State or Territory where the suspected offence/s occurred.

Read more information about referring matters to the AFP including the AFP's referral form.

LocationAddressPhone
ACT
(excluding ACT Policing)
AOCC Client Liaison Team
GPO Box 401
Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: (02) 6131 3000
NSW
Sydney Office
Coordinator OMC
Locked Bag A3000
Sydney South NSW 1232
Ph: (02) 9286 4000
NT
Darwin Office
Coordinator OMC
PO Box 1888
Darwin NT 0801
Ph: (08) 8980 1300
QLD
Brisbane Office
Coordinator OMC
PO Box 920
Spring Hill QLD 4004
Ph: (07) 3222 1222
QLD
Cairns Office
Coordinator OMC
PO Box 844
Cairns QLD 4870
Ph: (07) 4044 6600
SA
Adelaide Office
Coordinator OMC
PO Box 200
Kent Town SA 5071
Ph: (08) 8416 2811
TAS
Hobart Office
Coordinator OMC
GPO Box 24
Hobart TAS 7000
Ph: (03) 6230 1525
VIC
Melbourne Office
Coordinator OMC
GPO Box 485G
Melbourne VIC 3001
Ph: (03) 9607 7777
WA
Perth Office
Coordinator OMC
PO Box 586
West Perth WA 6872
Ph: (08) 9320 3444
Urgent After Hours AOCC Watchfloor Ph: (02) 6126 7777

Referring a Commonwealth investigation to the AFP – General Public

Members of the public wishing to refer a matter to the AFP for investigation should submit their enquiry through the AFP's Report a Crime, or alternatively contact the Operations Monitoring Centre (OMC), in writing, in the State or Territory where the suspected offence/s occurred (listed above).

General enquiries – Law Enforcement and Government

Phone
Australian Law Enforcement Agencies, Government Crisis Centre’s & Watch Offices (02) 6126 7888
Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (02) 6126 7788
Australian Crime Commission (02) 6126 7133
Department of Immigration & Citizenship and Immigration Detention Centres (02) 6126 7888
INTERPOL Canberra (02) 6126 7733
Other Commonwealth agencies (02) 6131 3000

General enquiries – Public

Phone
General Public enquiries (02) 6131 3000
Family Law Recovery Orders and Arrest Warrants (02) 6131 3000
Family Law Watchlist See Family Law Kit
Terrorism or National Security 1800 123 400 (National Security Hotline)
People Trafficking and Child Sex Tourism 131 AFP (131 237)
Internet scams, computer hacking, offensive material, spam or other high tech crime (02) 6126 7777
Australians missing overseas 1300 555 135 (DFAT Consular Operations)

AFP National Switchboard

If you have a general enquiry and do not require police assistance, please call the AFP's National Switchboard on (02) 6131 3000. Hours of operation as follows:

  • Monday to Friday 7am to 8pm AEST
  • Weekends and Public Holidays 8am to 8pm AEST

Note: Calls to the AFP Operations Coordination Centre may be recorded.