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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.

Man charged over menacing conduct

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A 22-year-old Iranian man is scheduled to face Bankstown Local Court today (11 September 2019) after allegedly harassing two victims with menacing phone calls and messages.
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Man charged by NSW JCTT over alleged threats made online

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A man will face court today after being charged by the NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT) as part of an ongoing investigation into right-wing extremist ideology being espoused online.
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Significant Drug Seizure at Abrolhos Islands

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Police have seized about one tonne of illicit drugs from a small island off the Geraldton coast after receiving information fro
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UPDATE - Sydney man charged with additional 103 child exploitation offences for alleged sextortion of Australian teens

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A 23-year-old man who was the subject of an Australian Federal Police (AFP) child protection investigation earlier this year will be charged with an additional 103 offences in court today.
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Top cops come together for women in policing conference

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More than 500 delegates from over 20 countries will hear from representatives from the Federal Bureau of Investigations, the UK’s Metropolitan Police and the Singapore Police Force at the 2019 Australasian Council of Women and Policing (ACWAP) Conference ‘Collaboration – The future belongs to us’ being held in Canberra from 2 – 5 September.
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755kg of methamphetamine imported from Mexico in cow hides

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Australian authorities have seized 755kg of crystal methamphetamine (ice) hidden inside raw animal hides, stopping more than 7.5 million individual deals reaching Melbourne streets.
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Japanese National arrested at Sydney Airport for alleged drug importation

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A 62-year-old Japanese woman is due to appear before Sydney’s Central Local Court today after she allegedly attempted to import two kilograms of methamphetamine concealed in binders.
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Man arrested for servitude offence

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A 41-year-old Brisbane man is due to face Brisbane Magistrates Court today on a servitude offence.
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Adelaide man faces court on child exploitation charges

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A 30-year-old Adelaide man has faced the Adelaide Magistrates Court today on child exploitation charges.
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Multi-agency investigation seizes 766kg of MDMA in targeted drug operation

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The Queensland Police Service has led a major multi-agency investigation into an international organised crime syndicate linked to the distribution of large quantities of high purity drugs.
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