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 →

ACV Thaiyak naming ceremony

ACV Thaiyak was today named at a ceremony in Perth attended by the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, the Hon. Scott Morrison MP. Photos are available on the ACBPS Newsroom. Read More →

Joint agency operation at NT airports

A joint agency operation to target the illegal importation and transportation of kava to remote Northern Territory communities has concluded today. The three day operation involved officers from the Australian Federal Police, Northern T... Read More →