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US national charged over internal importation of 109 drug pellets

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A 54-year-old man is set to appear before the Melbourne Magistrate’s Court today on the alleged internal concealment of 109 pellets suspected to contain amphetamines imported via Melbourne International Airport on Saturday (26 October 2019).
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AFP investigation in Sydney and Philippines leads to rescue of a girl

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A joint investigation between the Australian Federal Police (AFP), the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the International Justice Mission (IJM) has resulted in the arrest of a woman and rescue of a young girl believed to be the victim of live-streamed child abuse involving a Sydney man.
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Brisbane man arrested, 8 kilograms of GBL seized

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Police have stopped approximately 8kg of gamma-butyrolactone (GBL) reaching Brisbane streets and have charged a 36-year-old man for allegedly importing the dangerous substance.
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Darwin man charged with child abuse offences following international tip-off

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A 45-year-old Darwin man has been charged with accessing child abuse material following an international referral received by the Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE).
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Commissioner's opening statement at the Supplementary Senate Estimates October 2019

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Delivered by Mr Reece P Kershaw, APM, Commissioner, Australian Federal Police on Monday 21 October, 2019.
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Alleged people smuggler to face court for 2001 SIEV X tragedy

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The Australian Federal Police has arrested and charged a 43-year-old Iraqi man for allegedly organising a people smuggling venture that resulted in the deaths of more than 350 people in 2001.
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Additional charges laid in Perth investigation

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A 26-year-old Perth man has been charged with drugs and proceeds of crime offences as part of Operation Loxton.
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Perth woman charged over drugs and cash haul

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A 57-year-old Nollamara woman is due to face Perth Magistrate’s Court today (Friday, 18 October) on drug trafficking charges a
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Italian national charged over internal heroin concealment

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A 49-year-old Italian national is scheduled to appear in the Perth Magistrates Court today (Friday, 18 October 2019) after he
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Forced marriage awareness campaign launched at Australia’s busiest airport

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*UPDATE: VIDEO AND AUDIO OF THE PROJECT SKYWARP PRESS CONFERENCE IS NOW AVAILABLE. A forced marriage awareness and prevention initiative aimed at reaching passengers at Australia’s busiest airport has been launched today, with the roll out of ‘Project Skywarp’ at Sydney Airport.
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