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Man charged with impersonating Commonwealth official as search warrants executed in three states

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UPDATE: Audio from this media conference can be downloaded from Hightail. A Perth man was charged with impersonating a Commonwealth public official and six search warrants executed across three states on Saturday as part of a Queensland Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT) investigation into a group of people allegedly impersonating government officials and holding anti-government sentiment.
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Toowoomba man charged with child abuse offences

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A 37-year-old Toowoomba man is expected to face Toowoomba Magistrates Court today (Monday, 2 August 2021) charged with child abuse-related offences following an Australian Federal Police (AFP) operation.
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National Missing Persons Week 2021: Aged images of long-term missing persons could provide key to solving heartbreaking mysteries

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The Australian Federal Police is releasing a unique series of images that capture how seven Australians, who have been missing for up to 40 years, could look today as it urges the public to help solve the mystery behind these heartbreaking cases.
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IRONSIDE: Sydney man charged for importing cocaine

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A Sydney man with links to an Outlaw Motorcycle Club faced Sydney Central Local court yesterday - after being charged with importing cocaine and knowingly participating in a criminal group.
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Perth man charged with further 14 terrorism offences

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A 53-year-old Perth man has appeared  before Perth Magistrates Court today (Friday, 30 July 2021), charged with an additional fourteen terrorism offences.
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IRONSIDE: Western Australian man jailed over $6.1 million in cash as a result of Operation Ironside

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A man has been sentenced to jail for his role in dealing in the proceeds of crime after $6.1 million in cash was discovered at a property in Western Australia in November 2020.
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Adelaide man charged over alleged $38.5m tax fraud

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A 74-year-old South Australian man is scheduled to appear in the Adelaide Magistrates Court today (30 July, 2021), after being charged on summons on 21 June, 2021, in relation to an alleged taxation fraud spanning 15 years and totalling more than $38.5 million.
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Victims’ voices lead the way on World Day against Trafficking in Persons

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The Australian Federal Police champions the need to listen and learn from victims of human trafficking and modern slavery in seeking justice and calls on the public not to turn a blind eye to the signs of these crimes.
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Tasmanian man charged with providing false or misleading information

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A 41-year-old Tasmanian man with links to Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs faced court in Hobart yesterday (28 July 2021) after being charged by the Australian Federal Police with providing false or misleading information.
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Brothers sentenced for failed plot to import over 500kgs of cocaine

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Two brothers, aged 39 and 45, have been sentenced to 28 and 25 years imprisonment by the Brisbane Supreme Court for their roles in a 2018 plot to import over 500kg of cocaine into Queensland.
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