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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.

AFP Commissioner address to the Senate Standing Committee

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AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin addressed the Senate Standing Committee at Parliament House on 7 November 2018.
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AFP Commissioner addresses the Senate Standing Committee

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AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin addressed the Senate Standing Committee on Education and Employment at Parliament House today (7 November 2018).
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Two Icelandic men arrested for allegedly importing 6.7kgs of cocaine

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Two Icelandic nationals have been charged over the importation of 6.7 kilograms of cocaine into Melbourne Airport after joint activity by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Australian Border Force (ABF) on Monday (5 November 2018).
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More charges laid over group helping parental abductions of children

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has served Notices to Appear on three people in New South Wales (NSW) and Queensland (QLD) as part of a long-running investigation into a group allegedly assisting the parental abduction of children across Australia.
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New AIC and ACCCE research initiative to reduce Child Exploitation Material

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The Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) and the Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE) today co-hosted the Child Exploitation Material (CEM) Reduction Research Program Roundtable in Brisbane.
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Two men charged over alleged ‘ice’ detection at Melbourne Airport

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Two men were charged at Melbourne Airport after approximately six kilograms of methamphetamine was allegedly found concealed in their luggage.
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Irish man faces court over US plane disturbance

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A 25-year-old Irish man is scheduled to face court today for allegedly causing a disturbance on a flight bound for Sydney from Los Angeles, USA.
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Alleged organiser of 2014 methamphetamine import extradited from the Netherlands

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A 33-year-old man has been extradited to Australia to appear before court today (Friday, 26 October), after allegedly organising the importation of $147 million worth of methamphetamine into Sydney in February 2014.
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More than $145,000 of undeclared currency seized at Sydney Airport

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A total of $145,200 in undeclared currency has been seized from a 40-year-old man departing Sydney International Airport bound for Dubai, who had the cash hidden in his luggage.
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Decision to withdraw terrorism charges

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The NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT) has informed the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions that it supports the withdrawal of the terrorism charge laid on a 25-year-old Sri Lankan citizen (Mr Nizamdeen) on 31 August 2018.
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