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Customs and Border Protection Briefing Room

Media reports circulated on 29 and 30 July 2014 carry a number of misleading claims concerning the costs associated with a media briefing and meeting room located at the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) Canberra h... Read More →

ACBPS seizes weapons and drugs at Darwin Airport

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) officers have stopped a man from illegally importing prohibited drugs and weapons at Darwin airport today. The 57-year-old Victorian man, who had arrived on a flight from Malaysia... Read More →

Attempt to smuggle tobacco goes up in smoke

Two Korean nationals were the first to be prosecuted by the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) and the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions yesterday with the new increased penalties under the Customs Act 19... Read More →

Heroin smuggler’s spirits crushed by ACBPS

The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) seized approximately one and a half kilograms of heroin at Sydney Airport today. ACBPS officers selected a 53-year-old man from New South Wales for a baggage examination when ... Read More →

Weapons seized, Sunshine Coast

Three people been charged with numerous firearms and drug offences following an operation involving officers from the Queensland Police Service (QPS) and the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS). On June 25, Sunshine... Read More →

ACBPS officers alert to unusual concealments

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) officers seized three kilograms of ephedrine from an Australian man at Sydney Airport on the weekend. On Saturday, 21 June 2014, ACBPS officers selected the 52-year-old man for a ... Read More →

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