Our aim is to increase public awareness about the work we do to create a safer Australia that is better connected, informed and capable of responding to crime and criminal justice issues.

Our Media team works closely with subject matter experts across our agency to respond quickly to media enquiries and develop professional partnerships with media outlets.

As a matter of policy we will not comment on whether the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission is (or is not) investigating a particular matter, details of ongoing operations or the specific use of the agency’s coercive powers.

Media contact

Business hours (9 am to 5 pm AEST weekdays): 02 6268 7343 or

After hours (urgent media enquiries): 0409 603 637

The Media team is dedicated to handling media enquiries only.

For all general public and other enquiries about our agency and the work we do, please refer to our Contact us page.

Latest media


The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) today released the 14th report of its National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program (the Program). This report presents data on Australia’s drug consumption for 12 substances. The April 2021 collection covered around 56 per cent of Australia’s population—about 13 million Australians.


Today the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) released the 18th edition of the Illicit Drug Data Report, which continues to provide an authoritative picture of illicit drugs in Australia. Illicit drug data collected and presented in the report includes arrest, detection, seizure, purity, profiling and price data.


Detectives from the Victoria Police Criminal Proceeds Squad yesterday arrested five people as part of a significant joint agency investigation into an organised crime syndicate linked to one of Australia’s largest ever money laundering operations.