Indonesian fishing vessel apprehended off Darwin

Maritime Border Command (MBC) within the Australian Border Force (ABF) and the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) have apprehended an Indonesian fishing vessel suspected of illegally fishing off the coast of the Northern Te... Read More →

Eight years jail for pseudoephedrine import

A 28-year-old Melbourne man was sentenced to eight years jail in the County Court of Victoria yesterday for importing approximately 2.4 kilograms of pseudoephedrine in 2012. On 31 July 2012, officers from the then Australian Customs and... Read More →

Two kilos of cocaine detected in hand luggage

A 34-year-old Estonian national was charged on 21 October 2016 for allegedly attempting to import more than two kilograms of cocaine through Sydney International Airport. Australian Border Force (ABF) officers targeted the woman for a b... Read More →

Latest Nauru report inaccurate

An initial review of Amnesty International’s report ‘Nauru: Island of Despair’ has confirmed it contains a wide range of false claims and allegations previously debunked by the Department of Immigration and Border Prote... Read More →

Investigators smash WA steroids racket

A 37-year-old man is to be summonsed to appear in court after Australian Border Force (ABF) investigators found 335 vials of performance and image enhancing drugs (PIEDs). ABF officers targeted the man after they intercepted an internat... Read More →

Ghost net retrieval, a work of art

Following a joint operation by the Australian Fisheries Management Authority (AFMA) and Maritime Border Command (MBC) within the Australian Border Force (ABF), a large ghost net has been removed from the Arafura Sea, north-east of Darwin... Read More →

ABF seizes over 750 kilograms of tobacco

A 44-year old man is to be summonsed to appear in court after an ABF operation resulted in investigators finding over 750 kilograms of illegally imported tobacco, with a potential street value of up to $210,000 and up to $664,412 in duty... Read More →

Woman charged in relation to ‘Ice’ importation

A 55-year-old Brisbane woman is facing Melbourne Magistrates Court today (Wednesday, 5 October 2016) charged with attempting to import approximately two kilograms of methamphetamine.The woman arrived at Melbourne International Airport ye... Read More →




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Safety of staff and the community_PIA from 26 Sept 2016

DIBP is doing everything it can to ensure the safety of staff an… More →

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Please remain patient_PIA from 26 Sept 2016

The action is taking place of school holiday period. We ask the … More →

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Locations of PIA_PIA from 26 Sept

Proposed action is in aviation, international mail, trade and ma… More →