Ice seizure at Perth airport

A Hong Kong man is expected to face court in Perth this week after approximately 1.6 kilograms of methamphetamine was allegedly found concealed on his body at Perth International Airport over the weekend. Australian Border Force (ABF) ... Read More →

Pseudoephedrine found in moon cakes and tea

A man will appear in court in Sydney this week on charges related to the attempted importation of 15 kilograms of pseudoephedrine, the prohibited precursor drug used to make crystal methamphetamine (ice). Australian Border Force officer... Read More →

Sydney man jailed for importing ice precursors

The jailing of a Sydney man for importing ice precursors has served as a warning to anyone planning to import dangerous drugs into Australia. The 32-year-old man was jailed for more than five years for his involvement in the importation... Read More →

Response to Refugee Action Coalition

There is no truth to the Refugee Action Coalition’s claims that “asylum seekers” are being kept without food and water on Christmas Island, or have been left unguarded. The majority of the group that was held in Gold 2... Read More →

735kgs Khat seized at Melbourne Airport

Australian Border Force (ABF) officers at Melbourne Airport last night seized an estimated 735 kilograms of Khat, a plant containing an amphetamine-like stimulant, with an estimated street value of more than one million dollars. Khat is... Read More →

Methylamphetamine discovered in cognac bottle

Australian Border Force (ABF) officers at Sydney Airport seized one and a half litres of methylamphetamine stored in a cognac bottle on Monday (9 November 2015). The bottle was uncovered in baggage carried by a 43-year-old woman from Ho... Read More →

Death on Christmas Island

On Saturday morning (November 7) the Department was advised of the escape of an illegal maritime arrival from Christmas Island Immigration Detention Centre (CI IDC) by service provider staff. The matter was referred to the Australian Fe... Read More →

Second cocaine seizure at Sydney Airport in a week

A 34-year-old Brazilian woman will appear in Sydney Magistrates Court today charged with importing up to six kilograms of cocaine in luggage. The detection by Australian Border Force (ABF) officers is the second cocaine seizure at S... Read More →




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Protected industrial action on Monday 9 November

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Protected industrial action at Australia’s major airports - Audio grab 3

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Protected industrial action at Australia’s major airports - Audio grab 2

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