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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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Melbourne man sentenced over foiled NYE terror plot

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A 23-year-old Melbourne man was sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment with a non-parole period of seven years and six months, after facing court today (Thursday 21 May, 2020) over his role in the preparation and planning of a terrorist act in the Melbourne CBD ahead of the 2017/18 New Year’s Eve celebrations.
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Sydney man arrested over alleged links to online child abuse network

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A 20-year-old Sydney man is scheduled to appear before the Central Local Court today charged with child abuse offences after an Australian Federal Police (AFP) investigation allegedly connected him to an online network suspected of producing and sharing child abuse material.
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Third person jailed over 1.9 tonne bust

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A 42-year-old Sydney man has become the third person jailed for their role in an international crime syndicate that conspired to import more than 1.9 tonnes of illicit drugs from the Netherlands in 2017.
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New early childhood online safety education initiative launched

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A new early childhood online safety education initiative has been launched today (Monday, 18 May) that aims to help parents, carers and educators teach infants, toddlers and pre-school children basic technology and online safety concepts.
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Three children rescued in the Philippines after tip off from Australian authorities

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An ongoing investigation by Australian authorities into the sexual abuse of children, including suspected live distance abuse committed by an Australian citizen, has resulted in the rescue of three children and the arrest of one woman in the Philippines.
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