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The Australian Federal Police (AFP) is the national and principal federal law enforcement agency of the Australian Government with the unique role of investigating crime and to protect the national security of the Commonwealth of Australia. The AFP is an independent agency of the Department of Home Affairs and is responsible to the Minister for Home Affairs and accountable to the Parliament of Australia. As of October 2019 the Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police is Reece Kershaw, formerly the Northern Territory Police Commissioner.The AFP has a focus on preventing, investigating and disrupting transnational, serious, complex and organised crime including terrorism and violent extremism, cybercrime, child exploitation, drug smuggling, and human trafficking. The AFP is also responsible for delivering community policing in the Australian Capital Territory through ACT Policing and to other dependent territories, providing protective security in major airports and close protection for dignitaries including the Prime Minister of Australia and foreign diplomatic missions, delivering law enforcement training for Asia-Pacific partner agencies, acting as Australia's international law enforcement and policing representative, and contributing to United Nations peacekeeping around the world. The AFP is also a member of the National Intelligence Community and works closely with the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation, the Australian Border Force, and the Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission.

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    NT Stop Sign Infringement

    Hi, I got pulled over at Darwin Airport for not Stopping(I slow down) at a Stop Sign by the AFP. Yes i am at fault. In my defense there was no traffic at all on main road(Darwin airport dead when no flights leave or depart late afternoon). I was issue with a NT Police Traffic Infringement...
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    ACT Australian Federal Police Issuing Parking Fines in Private Car Park?

    I recently received a $714 fine in the mail from the Australian Federal Police. There were two fines: one for parking in a disabled spot ($600) and one for not parking properly in that parking spot ($114). I remember the night well. While the car was mine, I was not driving as I was not...
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    WA Arrested by Australian Federal Police or WA Police?

    S failed to appear on allegations that he possessed some ice and weed and left the country due to him not believing the courts would make a just decision. He was then arrested by immigration in another country for not having the travel documents on him when immigration came to check them. He...
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    NSW Will Warrant Appear on My AFP?

    Hello everyone, Long story short: A long time ago, so about 1 year and a half, I was living in Melbourne and I got fined. At the time I didn't paid and so a warrant was put on my name. Now I live in NSW. The warrant on my name had been closed because I installed a payment plan with the state...
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    ACT Information on Mandatory Reporting Requirements for Physical Abuse?

    Hello there, I am looking into issues from the era 1984 to 1990 in the ACT, and wanted assistance in understanding the mandatory reporting requirements for physical abuse for professional (police, teachers, doctors) people in Canberra. The issue is clouded by the fact that this involves a...
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    VIC International Police Check Required for 485 Visa?

    Hi guys, I'm an international (Srilankan) student and I will be completing my Bachelor's degree soon. I hope to apply for the 485 visa (Post-study work stream). I completed the first 2 years of my degree in Malaysia and I completed my 3rd and 4th year here in Australia. Regarding the character...
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    QLD Have I Committed Fraud and Will I Go to Jail?

    Following my separation with my husband, I left Australia with my little daughter. My ex-husband knows and he came to see us on Christmas. My ex-husband and I have been on good terms. We talk on the phone almost everyday. He had a terrible accident when I was 8 months pregnant and he suffered...
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    TAS Criminal Law - Possible to Get Early Spent Conviction?

    Hi, I have 2 minor offences on my record from 2006/07 and I was wondering if there is any possibility of getting them spent earlier than the 10 years I have read on Criminal Law on the Internet. I lived in Canada for 2 years before they required federal police checks to apply but when I went to...
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    WA Australian Federal Police - Can I File a FOI?

    I'm pretty sure I'm being investigated by Australian federal police. I am wanting to find out if there's any way for me to find out if I am or if there was even a report made on me. So basically, can I ask them for the report or if there is a report, do they have to hand it over? Can I file a...
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    NSW Federal Circuit Court - Relocation of Other Party before Final Hearing?

    Hi, If there is a current case before the Federal Circuit Court and the dispute is that one party wants to relocate with the children i.e. Sydney to Wollongong, and one parent decides to relocate before the final hearing, does the other parent apply for recovery orders? And how long do these...