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Victorian man to face court on child-abuse related offences  

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A 60-year-old man will face the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court today (Friday 17 September 2021) accused of possessing child abuse material. 
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Brisbane man charged with allegedly possessing child abuse material

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VISION OF THE ARREST AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD VIA HIGHTAIL A 25-year-old Brisbane man was remanded in custody yesterday (Wednesday, 15 September 2021) after being charged with child abuse-related offences following an Australian Federal Police operation.
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Airport Watch and short-barrelled rifles rolled out at Cairns Airport

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VISION AVAILABLE The Australian Federal Police is today launching a rebooted Airport Watch program at Cairns Airport to coincide with the rollout of the Protection Operation Response Team (PORT) officers. 
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Cherrybrook man charged over alleged sexual assault at Sydney International Airport

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A 73-year-old Cherrybrook man will face Downing Centre District Court today (Wednesday, 15 September 2021) charged over an alleged sexual touching at Sydney International Airport.
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New South Wales man charged with possessing child abuse material

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VISION OF THE ARREST AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD VIA HIGHTAIL A 30-year-old Macksville man was remanded in custody yesterday (Tuesday, 14 September 2021) after being charged with seven child abuse-related offences following an Australian Federal Police operation.
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Man charged by NSW JCTT for possessing plans for firearms

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VISION AVAILABLE The NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT) has charged a 26-year-old man from the NSW regional city of Orange with a serious firearms offence, as part of an investigation into the importation of firearm components by an alleged supporter of ideologically motivated violent extremism.
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Fast Facts: AFP powers under SLAID legislation

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Q. Can the Australian Federal Police/Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission take over my social media account?
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AFP to target child sex predators sharing abuse material

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Child sex predators coaching pedophiles on the dark web how to abuse children will be targeted by Australian Federal Police as new laws bolster investigators’ powers to identify offenders.
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IRONSIDE: Alleged UK cocaine importation intercepted due to Ironside intelligence

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More than 2000 kilograms of cocaine has been seized and six people arrested in waters off the coast of the United Kingdom. Intelligence provided to UK authorities from an on-going Australian Federal Police Operation IRONSIDE investigation assisted in taking out this huge haul.
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AFP warn about fast growing online child abuse trend

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Australian children as young as eight are being coerced into performing live-streamed sexual acts by online predators, who often record and share the videos on the dark net and sexually extort victims into producing even more graphic content.
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