Referrals / investigation services for government

If you are a member of the public wishing to contact the AFP please visit Reporting a crime.

The AFP offers a range of investigation services to other departments and agencies, and may be requested to undertake or assist with investigations including:

  • serious and complex matters including fraud, drug trafficking, organised crime, money laundering and people smuggling
  • operational assistance in the course of another department or agency's criminal investigation including execution of S3E Crimes Act 1914 search warrants international liaison and INTERPOL requests
  • financial investigation services including training, advice and guidance relating to proceeds of crime
  • computer forensics and other forensic services
  • electronic evidence services including training, advice and forensic examination of seized computers and electronic items

Before referring matters to the AFP departments and agencies should:

Referrals are made through AFP Operations Monitoring Centres. To ensure that the AFP's resources are directed to the highest priority activities, all referrals are assessed using the AFP's Case Categorisation and Prioritisation Model.


Australian Government agencies can download and print the AGIS from the Attorney General's website.

Public information relating to fraud management within the Australian Government is available.

National Security Hotline

Read the AFP Annual Report 2018-19

The Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation

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