No dough for alleged drug importer

A man has been charged with drug offences by the Joint Organised Crime Group (JOCG) after attempting to import 17 kilograms of cocaine concealed inside dough rollers. The JOCG is a multiagency investigation group comprising the ... Read More →

Statement by Roman Quaedvlieg APM, CEO ACBPS

Chair, Senators, it is a privilege to appear before you as Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service for the first time. Since assuming the role of Deputy Chief Executive Office Border Enforcement l... Read More →

Annual Report shows ACBPS can perform and reform

The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) 2013–14 Annual Report will be tabled today, Friday 17 October 2014. The report details a number of significant achievements for the Service over the past financial year. ... Read More →

Drugs seized at Darwin Air Cargo

A joint agency operation targeting Air Cargo importations has resulted in one arrest and the seizure of 1.6kg of heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine in Darwin. The investigation began in July 2014 when Australian Customs and Border Prot... Read More →

Man caught with 2kg of ‘ice’ at Sydney Airport

Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) seized approximately two kilograms of methamphetamine at Sydney Airport yesterday, Tuesday, 30 September. ACBPS officers selected a 58-year-old Swiss national for a baggage examin... Read More →

Trident taskforce nets 30kg of ICE in imported car

Trident Taskforce detectives have charged two men after approximately 30kg of methamphetamine (ICE) was located in a vehicle allegedly imported to Australia from the United States of America. Police allege the methamphetamine was secrete... Read More →

Man arrested for large cocaine import

The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has charged a 38-year-old Bradbury man for attempting to import a total of 98.8 kilograms of cocaine into Australia. Investigations began when Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) ... Read More →

Enhanced border screening at Australian airports

The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) has introduced enhanced screening measures at Australia’s airports as part of whole-of-government efforts to strengthen management of national security threats. This act... Read More →

Man before court in Adelaide for importing meth

A 19-year-old Korean man will appear before the Adelaide Magistrates Court today (22 September 2014) charged with importing approximately 5.6 kilograms of Methamphetamine into Australia. Australian Customs and Border Protection Service ... Read More →