Media releases and statements

Media releases and statements

04/08/2016

Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Tasmania Police
Cannabis continues to account for the highest proportion of illicit drugs seized in Tasmania, according to a new report by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC).

04/08/2016

Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, South Australia Police
South Australia is the only state or territory where amphetamine-type stimulants (ATS) were the most seized drug in 2014–15, according to a new report by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission.

04/08/2016

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission
The number of national illicit drug seizures and arrests has reached new highs, according to a report released today by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC).

In the 2014–15 financial year Australian law enforcement agencies made a record 105,862 national illicit drug seizures, weighing a total of 23.5 tonnes, with a record 133,926 national illicit drug arrests.

04/08/2016

Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police
Queensland seized a higher proportion of cocaine relative to other drugs than any other state or territory in 2014­–15, according to a new report by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission.

04/08/2016

ACT Policing, Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police
The Illicit Drug Data Report 2014–15, released today, shows the total number of ATS seizures in the Australian Capital Territory has increased by 67 per cent, with a total weight increase of more than 104 per cent from 2013–14

28/07/2016

Australia’s security landscape is changing rapidly and our law enforcement and intelligence agencies must stay ahead of the game to combat this threat.

14/07/2016

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, South Australia Police
Police have seized four kilograms of methamphetamine and arrested a man following an investigation into drug trafficking in South Australia.

04/07/2016

Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Australian Transactions and Reporting Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), Victoria Police
A successful operation conducted by the Victoria Joint Organised Crime Task Force (JOCTF) has resulted in charges being laid against one Malaysian and seven Australian citizens for drug offences, and the seizure of approximately 275 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine, with a street value

01/07/2016

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission officially commenced operations today. The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission formed following the merge of the Australian Crime Commission and CrimTrac.

Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Tasmania Police
Cannabis continues to account for the highest proportion of illicit drugs seized in Tasmania, according to a new report by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC).