Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) Media aims to increase public awareness about the work we do. The ACIC provide mission critical intelligence at all levels from government to the community. This intelligence underpins efforts to tackle an up to $60 billion per year problem.

Our Media team works closely with subject matter experts across our agency to respond efficiently and accurately media enquiries and develop professional partnerships with media outlets.

As a matter of policy, the ACIC does not comment publicly on matters regarding exchanges of intelligence and information with its partner agencies, whether the ACIC is (or is not) investigating a particular matter, details of ongoing operations or the specific use of the agency’s coercive powers.

Media contact

Business hours (9 am to 5 pm weekdays – Canberra time)02 6268 7343 or

After hours (urgent media enquiries): 0409 603 637

The Media Team is dedicated to handling media enquiries only.

For all general public and other enquiries about our agency and the work we do, please refer to our Contact us page.

Latest media


Two men with alleged links to Afghani organised crime have been charged over an alleged attempt to smuggle 98kg of methamphetamine, concealed in wheat thresher machines, into Australia.


The AFP-led Criminal Assets Confiscation Taskforce (CACT) has restrained $1.1 billion in criminal assets in the past four years, delivering a significant blow to organised criminals living large from the proceeds of crime.


A Montenegrin national has been charged by the AFP for allegedly refusing to comply with a Commonwealth Magistrate's Order for data access.