Illicit drugs

30/12/2023

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.

08/11/2023

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) has released the latest findings from its National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program, revealing methylamphetamine and cocaine consumption increased to the highest levels recorded since 2020.

12/07/2023

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) has released the latest findings from its National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program, revealing increasing levels of consumption for some substances. The ACIC assesses that this will likely lead to an increase in harm experienced by the community.

19/05/2023

Based on all intelligence available to the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC), it is likely that cocaine trafficking groups (CTGs) collectively are attempting to supply as much, or perhaps more, cocaine to Australia than has ever been the case.

03/04/2023

An eighth man has now been found guilty over the 2017 importation of 1.2 tonnes of methamphetamine into Western Australia – at the time the biggest meth seizure in Australian history.

15/03/2023

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) has today released the latest findings from the National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program, revealing the level of harm experienced by the community.

26/10/2022

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) has today released the latest findings from the National Wastewater Drug Monitoring Program.

09/10/2022

Two men have been arrested in Melbourne after authorities seized more than 300 kilograms of liquid MDMA hidden in a consignment of French wine bottles.

23/09/2022

Five men have been arrested after police seized more than $80 million of methylamphetamine (ice), firearms, and $1.7 million cash, during a multi-agency police operation spanning three states.

20/08/2022

A New South Wales man, 50, has been jailed following an international, multi-agency investigation into the importation of 188 kilograms of cocaine supplied by a Mexican drug cartel in 2019.