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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.

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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.

Arrest in South Australia over child exploitation material

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This is a joint media release issued by the Australian Federal Police and South Australia Police
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Speech - Global realities of child exploitation

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Speech delivered by Commander Lesa Gale, Manager Victim Based Crime, to the seventh World Congress on Family Law and Children's
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World Congress speech: Global realities of child exploitation

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Delivered by Commander Lesa Gale, AFP Manager Victm Based Crime.
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AFP statement on incident on-board Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur flight

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The AFP can confirm that late on Wednesday, 31 May 2017 Aviation officers at Melbourne International Airport received notification of an incident on-board an aircraft that had recently departed for Kuala Lumpur.
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Commissioner Colvin's National Press Club address

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Commissioner Colvin spoke to the National Press Club about the future of the AFP, the organisation’s current priorities and the challenges that our members – and Australia – will face into the future.
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National Press Club of Australia Address

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Policing for a safer Australia, Commissioner Andrew Colvin, Wednesday 31 May, 2017
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Glimpse of aged-progressed missing children keeps hope for families alive

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Age-progressed images of a missing  child have been released today as part of International Missing Children’s Day in a global
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South Australian woman charged with a terrorism offence

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) and South Australia Police have arrested a 22-year-old South Australian woman who will be charged with a terrorism offence, that being membership of the terrorist organisation Islamic State (IS).
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AFP seek man for questioning over drug importation via post

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is seeking information which will lead to the identification and location of an unidentified man wanted in connection with an alleged drug importation of MDMA (Ecstasy).
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Further arrest in relation to $165 million fraud

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A 33-year-old Lavender Bay man has been arrested and charged in relation to the alleged conspiracy to defraud the Commonwealth of taxation revenue totaling more than $165 million.
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