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22 charged in month of action targeting online child exploitation

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22 people have been charged with 56 offences following a nationally coordinated operation by the Australian Federal Police (AFP)-led Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE), together with state and territory police.
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Man and woman to face court on human trafficking charges

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A 37-year-old woman and 46-year-old man from Rockdale are due to appear before Downing Centre Local Court today (Tuesday, 10 December) following an investigation into allegations of forced labour involving a foreign national.
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Short-Barrelled Rifles roll out at designated Australian airports

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Australian Federal Police Protection (AFP) officers will now be armed with short-barrelled rifles (SBRs) and specialised first-response-capabilities in designated Australian airports from today.
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Queensland man charged with child exploitation offences

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A 43-year-old Queensland man has been arrested and charged with child exploitation offences following investigations by the Queensland Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (JACET).
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Man charged over 2015 Christmas Island riot

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A 28-year-old Sudanese national is due to face Perth Magistrates Court today (5 December) charged over his alleged role in a riot at the Christmas Island Detention Centre in October 2015.
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ThinkUKnow volunteers recognised for their dedication to keeping children safe online

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ThinkUKnow volunteers and program partners from across Australia have been recognised for their commitment to online child safety education as part of this year’s International Volunteers Day.
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Trio charged over Australia’s largest onshore ice seizure

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Three people have been charged in relation to Australia’s largest ever onshore methamphetamine seizure, worth more than a billion dollars, after Australian Federal Police (AFP) executed a series of search warrants across several Melbourne properties.
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UPDATE: Sydney man charged with multiple terrorism offences

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Members of the New South Wales Joint Counter Terrorism Team (NSW JCTT) have charged a man from Sydney’s south-west with three terrorism offences.
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Sydney man to be charged with multiple terrorism offences

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Members of the New South Wales Joint Counter Terrorism Team (NSW JCTT) today arrested a man from Sydney’s south-west in relation to alleged terrorism offences.
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Tasmanian man facing almost 80 child exploitation offences

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A 35 year old Tasmanian man will face the Burnie Magistrates’ Court today (Wednesday December 4th, 2019) facing new child exploitation charges, reaching a total of 79 offences.
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