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28/12/2021

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) ceased to report data on the number of security incidents from the agency’s 2018–19 annual report onwards.

16/12/2021

The Australian Government has appointed 3 new full time Examiners to Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth to join the existing Examiners at the ACIC and to ensure national coverage, enhancing our coercive powers capability

28/10/2021

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission’s National Vehicles of Interest (NVOI) system continues to be relied upon by police around the country as an important tool to stamp out motor vehicle theft and other crime. We are working with Queensland Police Service to ensure the necessary monitoring controls exist within their system to ensure the accuracy of the NVOI.

03/10/2021

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission’s (ACIC) coercive powers, similar to a Royal Commission, are used for the purposes of the ACIC’s special ACIC operations and special ACIC investigations to obtain information.

25/08/2021

The growing use of the dark web and other technologies that allow criminals to remain anonymous, is increasingly inhibiting agencies’ ability to protect our community.

21/07/2021

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission’s (ACIC) coercive powers, similar to a Royal Commission, are used in special operations and special investigations to obtain information where the Board of the ACIC determines that it is in the public interest to do so.

30/06/2021

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) targets the highest levels of serious and organised crime threats facing Australia, including the illicit drugs market which has a devastating impact on the Australian community.

07/06/2021

Project Brunello is not an Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) operation, and as a matter of principle the Australian Government does not comment on media speculation regarding intelligence reports.

26/05/2021

According to Australian Criminal Intelligence (ACIC) assessments, there is a network of Australian national organised crime entities, largely based offshore, that is likely one of the most significant serious organised crime (SOC) threats impacting Australia.

14/05/2021

ACIC Intelligence Analysts advise senior decision makers on the highest levels of transnational serious and organised crime threats facing Australia.