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18/01/2017

Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Queensland Police Service, Tasmania Police, Victoria Police
Two criminal syndicates allegedly working together to import and distribute cocaine in Australia have been successfully dismantled following a major multi-agency operation resulting in the arrest of six men in Melbourne and Queensland today.

09/01/2017

Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Victoria Police
Five men have been charged with drug importation offences and up to 300 kilograms of pure pseudo-ephedrine seized following a joint operation in Melbourne.

13/12/2016

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission
I am pleased to announce that the Governor-General has accepted the advice of the Government to appoint Mr David Lusty as a full time Examiner of the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC). Mr Lusty’s appointment will begin on 16 January 2017 for a period of five years.

25/11/2016

Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police
Three Nigerian nationals have been arrested and approximately 26.1kg of methamphetamine seized following a joint operation between the Australian Federal Police (AFP), Australian Border Force (ABF) and Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC).

25/11/2016

Australian Border Force, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Western Australia Police
Ten people have been arrested as part of a joint operation involving WA Police, the Australian Border Force and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, targeting the cultivation and distribution of Cannabis throughout WA’s south metropolitan district.

01/11/2016

ACT Policing, Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Australian Federal Police, Department of Immigration and Border Protection, New South Wales Police Force, Northern Territory Police, Queensland Police Service, South Australia Police, Tasmania Police, Victoria Police, Western Australia Police
People using Darknet sites to source and deal in illicit drugs and other illegal items have been targeted by multiple law enforcement agencies in a global week of action.

31/10/2016

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission
The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC), the Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences (QAEHS) at The University of Queensland and the University of South Australia have formally commenced a partnership to undertake the National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Pilot Program.

30/10/2016

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Victoria Police
Police from the North West Metro Region Crime Squad have seized firearms, drugs and cash today as part of a joint operation with the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission targeting drug activity in Victoria.

26/10/2016

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, Victoria Police
A joint investigation by detectives of the Clandestine Laboratory Squad and Drug Task Force, assisted by the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission, busted an alleged drug syndicate after a clandestine laboratory was located in Werribee South and drugs seized with a street value of more than $5 million dollars.

21/10/2016

Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission
The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission today released its first unclassified assessment of the illicit firearms market.