Annika Smethurst will not be charged over story that sparked press freedom raid | ABC News

News Corp journalist Annika Smethurst will not be charged over stories she published that relied on classified intelligence documents, Australian Federal Police confirm. Read more here: https://ab.co/2ZGUetu For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on our … Read more Annika Smethurst will not be charged over story that sparked press freedom raid | ABC News

Soldier who shot an unarmed Afghan man suspended from duty by Australian Army | ABC News

An Australian Army soldier seen shooting an unarmed Afghan man in footage aired by Four Corners has been suspended from duty, with the Defence Minister referring the matter to the Australian Federal Police (AFP) Commissioner. The Four Corners footage showed an Afghan man named Dad Mohammad being shot and killed at close range by an … Read more Soldier who shot an unarmed Afghan man suspended from duty by Australian Army | ABC News

Man charged after allegedly planning a terror attack in NSW | ABC News

NSW’s Joint Counter-Terrorism Taskforce (JCTT) says a 21-year-old man from the state’s South Coast has been charged with planning a terrorist act. Joshua Lucas was arrested as part of a joint Australian Federal Police and NSW Police investigation into extreme right-wing behaviour, and did not apply for bail when he appeared in Nowra court today. … Read more Man charged after allegedly planning a terror attack in NSW | ABC News

MH17 trial hears Russia engaged in ‘textbook’ misinformation campaign over crash | ABC News

Three Russians and one Ukrainian accused of murdering 298 people on board flight MH17 are being tried in absentia in Amsterdam. The court today heard of alleged attempts to thwart the investigation, with prosecutors saying Russia obtained a leaked Australian Federal Police report and used it to spread misinformation about the events of that day. … Read more MH17 trial hears Russia engaged in ‘textbook’ misinformation campaign over crash | ABC News

ABC won’t appeal Federal Court ruling that found AFP raids on public broadcaster valid | ABC News

The ABC will not appeal a federal court ruling on the validity of a police warrant used to raid its Sydney headquarters. The Australian Federal Police searched ABC staff computers last year and collected files linked to stories on allegations of unlawful killings by Australian soldiers in Afghanistan. The Federal Court last week dismissed the … Read more ABC won’t appeal Federal Court ruling that found AFP raids on public broadcaster valid | ABC News

Australian Federal Police warrants used to raid ABC valid, Federal Court rules | ABC News

A case over the validity of police warrants used to raid the ABC’s Ultimo headquarters last year has been dismissed by the Federal Court of Australia. In June, Australian Federal Police officers searched through ABC computer systems for files linked to a series of 2017 reports known as “The Afghan Files”. The reports covered allegations … Read more Australian Federal Police warrants used to raid ABC valid, Federal Court rules | ABC News

Clover Moore says AFP decision disappointing, but not surprising | ABC News

The Australian Federal Police has decided it will not pursue an investigation into Energy Minister Angus Taylor and his office, after the Minister used an allegedly forged document in an extraordinary political attack against Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore. Read more here: https://ab.co/31BuyOa For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more … Read more Clover Moore says AFP decision disappointing, but not surprising | ABC News

Attorney general responds to AFP dropping Angus Taylor investigation

Australia’s attorney general, Christian Porter, has responded to the Australian federal police dropping its investigation into energy minister Angus Taylor. The AFP was called to investigate an alleged doctored document used by Taylor to attack Sydney lord mayor Clover Moore’s record on climate change. Porter criticised shadow attorney general Mark Dreyfus for his pursuit of … Read more Attorney general responds to AFP dropping Angus Taylor investigation

Australian Federal Police Raise Concerns Over Egyptian INTERPOL Notice

The Australian Federal Police have raised concerns about an INTERPOL red notice issued by Egypt. The red notice was originally issued in 2001 and named Mr Sayed Abel Latif in relation to premeditated murder, destruction of property, and the possession of firearms, ammunition and explosives without a permit. The red notice was renewed in 2011 … Read more Australian Federal Police Raise Concerns Over Egyptian INTERPOL Notice

Australian Federal Police Give Indonesian Police Three Patrol Boats

The Australian Federal Police have given the Indonesian police three patrol boats to aid in the joint efforts to curb people smuggling in the Asia Pacific region. The Minister for Home Affairs and Justice Brendan O’Connor presented the 16-metre aluminium hull boats, which are equipped for high-level surveillance. Night vision equipment and infra-red spotlights allow the … Read more Australian Federal Police Give Indonesian Police Three Patrol Boats

Australia: National Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2010

The National Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2010 has passed through the Australian Parliament granting police the power to enter homes without a warrant, allows the authorities to appeal a bail decision and expands the scope of the crime of “urging violence”. The new legislation expands the range of infractions upon private life that may be … Read more Australia: National Security Legislation Amendment Bill 2010