Julia Carlisle SYDNEY [AAP] A teenage girl from West Africa has been held in a Sydney home against her will and used as a sex slave for weeks before managing to escape. Police are searching for a woman hailed as... Read More →
CANBERRA [AAP] The federal government will hand the Australian Federal Police a $321 million funding boost as it moves to bolster the nation’s defences against the threat of terrorism. The multi-million-dollar package, to be announced in Tuesday’s budget, will be... Read More →
Belinda Merhab Canberra [AAP] Conservative Liberal backbencher Cory Bernardi may support a Labor bid to keep seized NBN documents under the lock and key of parliament. Labor is confident it can prevent the Australian Federal Police from using thousands of... Read More →
Melbourne [AAP] Legislation that allows high-risk terrorist offenders to remain detained after their jail sentences end must be introduced quickly in the wake of recent global attacks, the prime minister says. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has asked attorney-general George Brandis... Read More →
Kaitlyn Offer Melbourne [AAP] More than a quarter-tonne of methamphetamine has been found hidden under the floorboards of three Victorian shipping containers. One Malaysian and seven Australians have been charged with drug offences after a 275kg seizure of the drug,... Read More →
Canberra [AAP] The Turnbull government insists it had nothing to do with police raids on the offices of a senior Labor frontbencher and staffers. Labor has questioned the ‘quite extraordinary’ timing of the raids, coming as they did towards the... Read More →
A 12-year-old boy is on the radar of national security agencies, the Australian Federal Police have confirmed.
M Mizzi, Byron Bay. Members of the Bali nine were executed by Indonesia and as some have rightly pointed out this happened as a warning from the AFP, but exactly what kind of warning was it?
The Australian Federal Police has insisted its entire handling of the Bali nine case was appropriate at every stage, and attacked criticism over the executions of Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran.
Australia's domestic spy agency is due to front a parliamentary inquiry into the government's proposed data-retention laws. Along withAFP, telcos and civil liberty groups on Friday.