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Authorities make largest ever onshore ice seizure

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Australian authorities have seized the country’s largest ever onshore methylamphetamine (ice) consignment, after Australian Border Force (ABF) officers in Melbourne detected almost 1.6 tonnes of the illicit drugs – equal to almost 16 million drug deals – in stereo speakers originating from Bangkok, Thailand.
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Putting the faces of missing people back on milk cartons

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) and Canberra Milk are joining forces to put the faces of missing people back on milk bottle
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AFP statement on activity in Canberra and Sydney

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) can confirm there is no link between the execution of search warrants in the ACT suburb of Kingston yesterday (4 June 2019) and those on the Ultimo premises of the ABC today (5 June 2019).
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AFP statement on search warrant in Sydney

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has executed a search warrant on the Ultimo premises of the ABC today (Wednesday, 5 June 2019) in relation to allegations of publishing classified material, contrary to provisions of the Crimes Act 1914.
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AFP statement on search warrant in Kingston, ACT

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) can confirm it has executed a search warrant at a residence in the ACT suburb of Kingston today (4 June 2019).
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31-year-old South Australia man charged with child exploitation offences

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Detectives from the Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (a partnership between SAPOL's Special Crimes Investigation Section and the Australian Federal Police) arrested a 31 year old male from the North Eastern suburbs of Adelaide for 4 x Counts of making a child amenable to sexual activity.
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International Missing Children’s Day: AFP short film asks Australians to consider world’s missing children

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The Australian Federal Police has released a short film on International Missing Children’s Day to raise awareness of missing children in Australia and around the world.
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Joint agency operation targets alleged drug trafficking ring operating inside Sydney Airport

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A criminal syndicate with links inside Sydney Airport has been shut down and three men arrested after Australian authorities discovered illicit drugs were being transported via commercial flights from South Africa.
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Five arrested for million-dollar NDIS fraud

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A joint agency investigation into an organised criminal syndicate suspected of defrauding the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) of millions of dollars has today resulted in the arrest of five people in western Sydney.
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Adelaide man charged with multiple child exploitation offences

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A 41-year-old Adelaide man is due to appear before Adelaide Magistrates Court today (Wednesday 22 May) charged with child exploitation offences.
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