Dangerous weapons seized in Victoria

The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) is warning importers about the dangers of trying to bring prohibited weapons into Australia. ACBPS officers, with support from Victoria Police, executed warrants in Melbourne ... Read More →

Gladstone man arrested on steroid charges

An investigation by the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS), with assistance from the Queensland Police Service, resulted in the arrest of a 42-year-old Gladstone man this week for multiple drug offenses. The invest... Read More →

Cocaine concealment detected at Cairns airport

A 59-year-old Spanish man was scheduled to appear in Cairns Magistrates Court this morning (April 13) charged with attempting to smuggle approximately five kilograms of cocaine through Cairns International Airport on Saturday evening. A... Read More →

Puppies put a smile on children’s faces

It’s that time of year again, the annual Good Friday Appeal where Australia focuses on the great work of the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) in Melbourne. Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) will be doin... Read More →

ACBPS is serious about supply chain integrity

The Australian Customs and Border Protection Service (ACBPS) continues to disrupt companies which may be seeking unfair advantage by avoiding the payment of duties and taxes on certain imported goods. Last week, ACBPS commenced prosecut... Read More →

Sydney man charged with people smuggling offences

A 34-year-old Smithfield man is scheduled to appear in Sydney Central Local Court today after being charged by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) for his alleged involvement in five separate people smuggling ventures over a three-year p... Read More →

Waterfront taskforce operation in Mackay

A two-day Jericho Waterfront Taskforce operation targeting criminal activity at the Mackay and Hay Point ports has wrapped up, with hundreds of identity checks conducted and 11 notices to appear in court issued. Representatives of the ... Read More →