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


Police have executed 20 warrants across metropolitan Melbourne today as part of a Joint Organised Crime Task Force (JOCTF) investigation that has led to Victoria's largest ever heroin seizure.


A 38-year-old man has been sentenced to 14 years and three months in jail by the Melbourne County Court for his role in a failed plot to import 300 kilograms of cocaine into Melbourne in a shipment of cocoa powder


Last month, the Illicit Tobacco Taskforce (ITTF) celebrated its third anniversary. Since its establishment in July 2018, the ITTF has seized and destroyed more than 264 tonnes of illicit tobacco and over 540 million cigarettes, with an estimated loss of revenue to the Commonwealth of over $870 million.