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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.

Man to attend Burwood Court following JCTT arrest

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On Monday 29 February 2016, the NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team arrested a 21-year-old man.
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UK fugitive believed to be in Australia

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is seeking information on behalf of UK authorities into the whereabouts of an international fugitive from the UK who police believe may be in Australia, or has previously visited Perth in Western Australia.
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Australian Strategic Policy Institute - Building Capabilities for Tomorrow

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Australian Strategic Policy Institute - Building Capabilities for Tomorrow Commissioner Andrew Colvin Canberra February 25, 2016
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JCTT charges 18-year-old woman as part of terrorism investigation

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The NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team has today (Tuesday 23 February 2016) arrested and charged an 18-year-old woman from Auburn as part of an ongoing investigation into terror-related activities.
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Melbourne drug ring dismantled

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Four men have been arrested and close to 15 kilograms of methamphetamine seized during a three-month investigation to destroy a drug syndicate operating in Melbourne.
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Address to the Australian Intercultural Society

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Social cohesion: A shared goal and a shared responsibility Commissioner Andrew Colvin Melbourne February 17, 2016
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Trident Task Force funding extended

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The Trident Task Force will be better equipped to address organised and serious crime activities in the maritime environment following today’s announcement by the Commonwealth Government of a $4 million funding boost.
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Former government employee charged with fraud

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A 48-year-old Sydney man will appear in the Downing Centre Local court today (Tuesday 16 February) following an investigation into allegations of fraud.
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Joint agency operation seizes more than $1 billion of 'ice'

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Four people have been charged by the Joint Organised Crime Group (JOCG) for their alleged involvement in the importation and manufacture of 720 litres methylamphetamine with an estimated potential street value of more than a billion dollars.
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Fact Check: Use of metadata in relation to journalists

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The AFP is aware of a recent statement made by the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance (MEAA), claiming that it “is trawling the metadata of journalists and we know that because when we met the federal government representatives and the federal police to discuss our concerns about the metadata legislation, the AFP admitted that they had accessed the metadata of journalists 13 times in an 18-month period in an effort to identify the source of a published story”.
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