Joint media releases

Joint media releases

Release date (field_release_date)
15/06/2023
Australian Federal Police, Victoria Police, Australian Border Force, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Canada Border Services Agency, New Zealand Police and New Zealand Customs Service

Two men have been charged with attempting to import methamphetamine from a global criminal syndicate that has attempted to traffic almost $1.7 billion worth of the high-harm drug to Australia over several months. A further four men, who allegedly tried to buy the illicit drugs in Australia, have also been charged.

02/06/2023
Australian Federal Police, Western Australia Police Force, Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and the Department of Home Affairs

Police have charged three men allegedly linked to a transnational serious organised crime syndicate that attempted to smuggle more than 800kg of cocaine into Australia hidden on a bulk cargo carrier.

27/05/2023
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Border Force, Australian Taxation Office and ACT Policing

Documents allegedly showing exploitation of foreign workers have been seized from an ACT home during a joint operation by Australian Border Force (ABF), ACT Policing, Australian Federal Police (AFP), and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC).

26/05/2023
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Drug Enforcement Administration, Federal Bureau of Investigation, New Zealand Police, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, UK National Crime Agency, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement/Homeland Security Investigations and UK’s Counter Terrorism Policing

The Five Eyes Law Enforcement Group (FELEG) has met in Melbourne to share intelligence, strategies and operational outcomes to help keep our nations safe from criminality and safeguard the rule of law.

03/04/2023
Australian Federal Police, Western Australia Police Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Border Force and AUSTRAC

An eighth man has now been found guilty over the 2017 importation of 1.2 tonnes of methamphetamine into Western Australia – at the time the biggest meth seizure in Australian history.

24/03/2023
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, New South Wales Police Force, Victoria Police, New South Wales Crime Commission

NSW and Victoria Police have arrested 27 people in total and seized multiple firearms, following the conclusion of a joint-agency police operation across Southern NSW and north-eastern Victoria, targeting outlaw motorcycle gangs (OMCGs) and organised criminal networks (OCNs).

23/03/2023
Australian Federal Police, New South Wales Police Force, Queensland Police Service, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary

Five alleged criminal syndicate members accused of orchestrating a black flight from PNG to Australia with 52kg of methamphetamine on board have been charged under an AFP-led investigation.

17/03/2023
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre, Australian Border Force

The AFP is unleashing a highly-skilled, multi-agency taskforce to target criminals who are laundering tens of millions of dollars in Australia every day to bankroll lavish lifestyles and further crime.

07/03/2023
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force, Victoria Police

A member of a transnational organised crime syndicate has been sentenced to 16 years’ imprisonment by the Melbourne County Court for his involvement in the importation of 63kgs of pure methamphetamine.

17/12/2022
Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission and Australian Federal Police

Two alleged senior members of a transnational crime syndicate linked to plots to import at least one tonne of methamphetamine into Australia have been arrested in Taiwan. The AFP worked with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) and international partners to identify and locate the Taiwanese nationals, after one of them came on the AFP radar during Operation Ironside.