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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.

Update: AFP statement on Thai cave rescue

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Australian Federal Police (AFP) Specialist Response Group (SRG) divers continue to assist the complex and ongoing cave rescue operation underway in Chiang Rai, Thailand.
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Joint Operation Astatine spurs further arrests in Europe

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A joint agency investigation - responsible for dismantling an alleged global crime syndicate last year - has led to further arrests by international partners, after Dutch authorities charged two men believed to be involved in supplying drugs to the syndicate.
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Child exploitation arrest in the Western suburbs of Adelaide

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Detectives from the Joint Anti Child Exploitation Team (a partnership between South Australia Police's Special Crimes Investigation Branch and the Australian Federal Police) arrested a 70-year-old man from the Western suburbs yesterday, Monday 2 July, for communicate with the intention of procuring a child for sexual activity.
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AFP statement on Thai cave rescue

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is delighted and relieved the 12 boys and their coach have been found alive after being tra
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Brisbane man charged with terrorism offences

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A 21-year-old man from Kuraby has been charged with terrorism-related offences as part of an investigation conducted by the Queensland Joint Counter Terrorism Team (JCTT).
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First responders gather to launch comprehensive PTSD report

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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) today joins with think tank Australia21 and support service FearLess Outreach to launch Australia’s first report on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) among Australia’s first-responders.
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AFP takes a run at countering child exploitation

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This year the Australian Federal Police (AFP) is continuing to see an increase in the number of child exploitation reports into its Assessment Centre. This is due to a dramatic rise in self-produced child exploitation material being referred to the AFP (images that children either take or have taken of themselves).
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UPDATE - PNG man arrested for conspiring to import cocaine after voluntarily travelling to Australia

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A 36-year-old man has been arrested by the Queensland Joint Organised Crime Task Force (QJOCTF), following the investigation of an alleged conspiracy to import 300 kilograms of cocaine into Australia from Peru via Singapore and Papua New Guinea (PNG).
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Sydney man arrested in joint operation

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A 26-year-old man from Ingleburn has been charged with terrorism-related offences as part of an investigation conducted by the NSW Joint Counter Terrorism Team.
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Arrests in Queensland and New South Wales over conspiracy to import cocaine

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Two men have been arrested by the Queensland Joint Organised Crime Task Force (QJOCTF), following an alleged conspiracy to import 300 kilograms of cocaine into Australia from Peru via Singapore and Papua New Guinea (PNG). One woman has also been arrested and charged with dealing in proceeds of crime.
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