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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 statement regarding Ombudsman's report into access of a journalist's metadata

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) acknowledges the findings in the Commonwealth Ombudsman’s inspection report regarding acces
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UPDATE: Man arrested in Melbourne counter terrorism operation charged

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A Werribee man arrested as part of an operation by the Victorian Joint Counter Terrorism Team has been charged and remanded in custody, after appearing before court  this afternoon.
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Man arrested with child 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) have arrested a 45-year-old Riverland man for possession of Child Exploitation Material.
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Special event to mark the Centenary of Federal Policing

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The AFP will tomorrow (Wednesday 29 November) mark the Centenary of Federal Policing at the National Museum of Australia (NMA) with the launch of an exhibit symbolising our proud 100-year history.
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Man arrested in counter terrorism operation in Melbourne

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The Victorian Joint Counter Terrorism Team,conducted an operation in Melbourne yesterday resulting in the arrest of a 20-year-old Werribee man in Werribee. 
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Statement on sentencing of AFP member

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Statement on the sentencing today of a 46-year-old Australian Federal Police member in relation to his dishonestly recieving a benefit in 2014.
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Three people charged with money laundering offences

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Three people have been charged with money laundering offences as part of a Queensland National Anti-Gangs Squad (NAGS) joint investigation involving the Australian Federal Police, Queensland Police and the Australian Taxation Office.
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27-year-old Korean national charged producing child exploitation material

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Members of the Northern Territory Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (a partnership between the Northern Territory Police and Australian Federal Police) arrested a 27-year-old female Korean national yesterday (20 November 2017) in Darwin.
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Commissioner heads to Warwick; where it all began

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This month the Australian Federal Police (AFP) marks the centenary of Federal policing in Australia. To commemorate the occasion AFP Commissioner Andrew Colvin is travelling to Warwick, Queensland – the location of where it all began – to reflect on the AFP beginnings and the journey that has led to the AFP of today.
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Police seek to identify man after incident in Jervis Bay

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Police are seeking the public’s help to identify a man involved in an incident in Jervis Bay on Wednesday, 15 November 2017.
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