Our aim is to increase public awareness about the work we do to create a safer Australia that is better connected, informed and capable of responding to crime and criminal justice issues.

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

As a matter of policy we will not comment on whether the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission 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 AEST weekdays): 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


The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission’s (ACIC) National Firearms Identification Database (NFID) is a reference tool that helps Australian police identify and record firearms in a consistent way. NFID is used to identify and characterise a firearm, using details such as make, model, chambering and capacity.


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.


A West Australian man has been sentenced to a 13-month suspended prison term by the WA Supreme Court for insider trading.