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Hahndorf man charged with possessing child abuse material

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A South Australian man, 27, has pleaded guilty in Adelaide Magistrate’s court yesterday (17 November, 2022) to online child abuse offences.
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Melbourne man charged after allegedly sexually abusing child offshore

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An Epping man appeared before the Melbourne Magistrates court yesterday afternoon (15 November, 2022) after allegedly sexually abusing a child in the Philippines.
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WA man sentenced for sharing child abuse material online

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A Perth man, has been sentenced to a 15-months suspended prison term and released on a good behaviour bond for three years for
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Woman arrested at Hobart Airport facing importing controlled substance charge

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This is a joint media release issued by the Australian Federal Police and Australian Border Force. A New Zealand woman faced the Hobart Magistrates Court yesterday (Monday 14 November) for allegedly importing illicit drugs on her body.
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AFP strengthening ties across Central Asia

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The AFP is strengthening ties across its international law enforcement network, with members travelling to Central Asia to foster new collaboration opportunities to assist Australian investigations.
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Pacific security leaders meet to tackle regional challenges

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Pacific security leaders from 25 countries have visited Nadi, Fiji for the fourth Joint Heads of Pacific Security (JHOPS) meeting to share ideas and discuss regional solutions to common security challenges.
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Authorities seize 1.1 tonnes of cocaine sent to Sydney labelled as rat poison and plastics

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This is a joint media release between the Australian Federal Police and Australian Border Force. Editor’s note: Images available via Hightail. The AFP is seeking information about 1.1 tonnes of cocaine that was seized on Wednesday (9 November, 2022) from two shipping containers that arrived at Sydney’s Port Botany.
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AFP acknowledges international partnerships after Australian man jailed for 129 years in Philippines for horrific child abuse offences

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The AFP acknowledges the work of Philippines law enforcement agencies after they led an international child abuse and trafficking investigation that resulted in an Australian man being sentenced to 129 years’ imprisonment.
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Man in court over unruly behaviour at Adelaide Airport

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A South Australian man is expected to appear in the Adelaide Magistrate’s Court today (11 November) after being charged for unruly behaviour at Adelaide Airport back in September 2022.
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Statement by AFP Commissioner Reece Kershaw on Medibank Private data breach

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AFP Commissioner Reece Kershaw statement on Medibank Private data breach. 
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