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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.

Operation Appleby - Fraud arrest

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State and Federal Police have dismantled an alleged million dollar fraud racket, arresting a man during the execution of a search warrant this morning in Sydney’s west.
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Man charged with importing cocaine internally

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A 52-year-old Finnish man is scheduled to appear in Brisbane Magistrates Court today charged with attempting to import approximately 224 grams of cocaine inside his body.
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Man charged with child grooming offence

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A 28-year-old man from Niddrie (Victoria) has been charged with a child grooming offence and is expected to appear before the Melbourne Magistrates Court today (Friday, 15 April 2016). 
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Woman charged and approximately 29kg of crystal meth seized

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A 19-year-old Hong Kong national will appear before the Melbourne Magistrates Court today (Thursday, 14 April) charged with allegedly importing crystal methamphetamine (Ice) and ephedrine through the international air mail and air cargo stream.
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Fact Check: AFP Access to Journalist Metadata

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is aware of comments made by the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA) in relation to the AFP’s access of journalists’ metadata.
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Child Exploitation Charges

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A 57 year old Perth man has been charged with several offences following an investigation by the Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (JACET), which is made up of officers from the WA Police Child Abuse Squad Detectives and Australian Federal Police.
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Woman charged with attempting to import 8kg of cocaine

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A 23-year-old Brazilian national is due to appear before Sydney Central Local Court today (14 April) charged with importing approximately eight kilograms of cocaine through Sydney Airport.
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Two in Cairns court for alleged importation of ice

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A man and a woman from Port Douglas have appeared before a Queensland court charged with allegedly importing three kilograms of crystal-methamphetamine labelled as bath salts.
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Man charged with ice import in gears

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A joint Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Australian Border Force (ABF) operation has resulted in the arrest of one man and the seizure of about two kilograms of methamphetamine.
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Two men charged for allegedly importing cocaine tablets

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Two United States nationals are scheduled to appear in Melbourne Magistrate’s Court today (Saturday, 2 April 2016) charged with attempting to import a quantity of cocaine tablets through the international mail system.
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