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28/10/2021

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.

20/10/2021

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.

30/06/2021

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission today released the thirteenth report of its National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program.

25/02/2021

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.

10/02/2021

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.

29/10/2020

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) today released the eleventh report of the National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program, covering sampling in April and June 2020 and providing insights into the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on drug consumption in Australia.

30/09/2020

Today the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) released the seventeenth edition of the Illicit Drug Data Report, which continues to provide an authoritative picture of illicit drugs in Australia.

30/06/2020

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) today released the tenth report of the National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program, covering sampling in October and December 2019 and February 2020.

10/03/2020

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) today released the ninth report of the National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program (NWDMP) providing longer-term insights into drug consumption as the program concludes its third year.

19/02/2020

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Australian Transactions and Reporting Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC), Department of Home Affairs
Today, the heads of the Australian Federal Police, Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre, and Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission will come together at the National Press Club to discuss this insidious crime.