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Parents and caregivers urged to talk to their children about their online safety

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It has come to the awareness of law enforcement agencies that a website encouraging users to upload explicit images of young women has re-emerged online. Websites hosted overseas create jurisdictional difficulties and investigations of this nature are complex. Police urge victims of this website to come forward and speak to their local police. Australian law enforcement agencies are committed to following all avenues of enquiry and should offences within Australia be identified, action will be taken.
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Four men facing court on WA meth importation

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Four men faced court in Perth on Friday, 26 August 2016 for their alleged role in the importation of around 45.6 kilograms of methamphetamine concealed in timber logs.
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Cruise ship raid nets 95kg cocaine and three arrests in Sydney

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A joint operation between the Australian Border Force (ABF) and the Australian Federal Police (AFP), in cooperation with the US Department of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), New Zealand Customs Service (NZCS) and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has resulted in the seizure of approximately 95 kilograms of cocaine from a cruise ship in Sydney and the arrest of three Canadian nationals on drug importation charges.
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WA man charged with child exploitation offences

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A 56-year-old Spearwood man will appear before the Fremantle Magistrates Court today (26 August 2016) charged with child exploitation offences.
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45-year-old Townsville man charged with online procuring offence

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A 45-year-old Australian Defence Force member from Townsville has been arrested and charged with online procuring offences.
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Media Statement: Search warrant activity at Parliament House today

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The AFP can confirm a search warrant will be executed today in relation to its investigation into the alleged unauthorised disclosure of Commonwealth information relating to the NBN Co.
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North Yunderup man charged with child exploitation offences

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A 63-year-old North Yunderup (WA) man will appear before the Mandurah Magistrates Court today (Tuesday 23 August 2016) charged with child exploitation offences.
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Devonport man charged with child exploitation offences

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A 30-year-old Devonport man has been charged with child exploitation offences and remanded in custody to appear in the Devonport Magistrates Court this afternoon.
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AFP responds to landmark gender and inclusion review

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Australian Federal Police Commissioner, Andrew Colvin, today released a comprehensive study into diversity and inclusion within the AFP, carried out by former Sex Discrimination Commissioner, Elizabeth Broderick.
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Man charged for attempting to import 210kg of methamphetamine concealed in jeans

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A 29-year-old man is appearing before Sydney Central Local Court today (Friday 19 August) after being charged for allegedly importing 210kg of methamphetamine, which has an estimated street value of $210 million.
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