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AFP officer charged with child exploitation offence

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A 45-year-old AFP officer from Queensland has been charged with allegedly accessing child exploitation material following an internal investigation by AFP Professional Standards.
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Police, Commonwealth Bank and Daniel Morcombe Foundation embark on child safety roadshow

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) – together with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, the Daniel Morcombe Foundation and Tasmania Police – is today launching an educational tour to increase awareness of child safety and missing persons ahead of Day for Daniel in October.
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SA JACET tip off Canadian police

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Information provided by South Australia’s Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (a partnership between SAPOL's Special Crimes Inve
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Three arrested over child sex abuse and exploitation material

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Detectives from the Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (a partnership between SAPOL's Special Crimes Investigation Branch and the Australian Federal Police), ANCOR section of Special Crimes Investigation Branch and New South Wales Police Force have arrested a South Australian man and two women, in South Australia and New South Wales, following investigations into the production and dissemination of child exploitation material and the aggravated sexual assault of a child aged under 10.
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Three men to be charged with committing a terrorist act

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Members of the Victorian Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT) expect to charge three men with engaging in a terrorist act.
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Woman charged with importing cocaine

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A 32-year-old South African national has been charged with attempting to import approximately six kilograms of cocaine into Perth International Airport last night.
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Man and woman arrested at Sydney Airport for alleged import of 18 litres of liquid ice

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A 63-year-old Vietnamese man and a 54-year-old Vietnamese woman have been arrested at Sydney International Airport after allegedly attempting to import approximately 18 litres of liquid methamphetamine.
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Further arrest in relation to Operation Veyda

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A 38-year-old Parramatta man was arrested last night (Thursday, 10 August 2017) after arriving into Sydney International Airport from Dubai. This brings the total number of people charged in relation to Operation Veyda to 18.
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Multi-agency operation destroys global criminal syndicate

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The New South Wales Joint Organised Crime Group has dismantled a global criminal syndicate, with eight people arrested in Sydney and one in Dubai for their involvement in an alleged conspiracy to illegally import drugs and tobacco into Australia.
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Police use Carly’s Law for the first time

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A 35-year-old man from the north-eastern suburbs of Adelaide is scheduled to appear in Mount Gambier Court House today, charged with a raft of child sexual exploitation offences.
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