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Police find drugs in container full of bananas

New Zealand’s largest cocaine seizure – approximately 190 kilograms of cocaine – was secreted in a shipping container of bananas and was intercepted in New…

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ABF detector dogs selected to work in Singapore

Four narcotics and explosives Detector Dogs, bred and trained by the Australian Border Force (ABF), will soon be protecting the community in Singapore after being…

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More than 110 native reptiles saved from illegal export

In the last three months alone, Australian Border Force (ABF) officers have stopped a total of 20 separate consignments containing more than 110 reptiles from…

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Seasonal measures (2018/19) for Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB)

We introduce seasonal import measures to manage the risk of Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) during the high risk season. New seasonal measures will apply…

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Molasses tobacco seized

The Australian Border Force (ABF) has arrested two Melbourne men for attempting to import over three tonnes of molasses tobacco into Australia. The investigation commenced…

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Highlighter Ice Smugglers

Authorities discovered a shipping container with almost 300 kilograms of ephedrine secreted in 21,000 highlighter pens, carrying out raids and making arrests last week. The…

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Latest Seizures by the ABF

There has been many seizures made in the last few months by Australian Border Force (ABF) officers. Today we thought that we would share with…

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No rest for ABF officers

While most Australians were enjoying Christmas and New Year’s Eve with their family and friends, thousands of Australian Border Force (ABF) officers were on duty…

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Calls for tougher asbestos penalties

The federal government is being urged to consider increasing penalties for illegally importing asbestos. A Labor-led Senate committee is also calling for compulsory recalls where…

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Record drug and precursor seizure

A record 3.9 tonnes of ephedrine, plus 350 kilograms of methamphetamine, have been seized and three people arrested as a result of joint investigations between…

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