Media centre

Media centre

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 twelfth report of the National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program (NWDMP), providing longer-term insights into drug consumption as the Program concludes its fourth year. It also provides further insights into the effect of COVID-19 on drug consumption in Australia.


Three Indian nationals have been arrested and charged by the AFP in Melbourne in relation to multiple alleged attempts to import border controlled substances into Australia.


On 3 December 2020, CRA20 (Court appointed pseudonym) was found guilty of contempt of the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) in the Federal Court of Australia as he refused to answer fourteen questions which an Examiner required him to answer.