Report a Commonwealth crime

Matters referred to the AFP are categorised and prioritised and not all matters result in the commencement of an investigation. Reports submitted via this form are usually triaged in business hours (Monday – Friday: 8am – 4pm) only.

Call 000 or your local police if you are concerned for the immediate safety of yourself or another, or if a crime is imminent or in progress.


Provide anonymous information about any crime (State, Territory or Commonwealth crimes).

Crimestoppers website Call: 1800 333 000

Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE)

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For reporting terrorism or national security matters.

Call: 1800 1234 00

Are you reporting a Commonwealth crime? * What is a Commonwealth crime?
  • Aircraft, airport and aviation crimes
  • Child sex offences by Australians in foreign countries
  • Cybercrime committed against Commonwealth Government departments or information systems of national significance
  • Drug importation and exportation
  • Espionage and foreign interference - including community interference
  • People smuggling
  • Human Trafficking - including trafficking for slavery, organ harvesting, sexual, domestic and/or labour servitude and forced marriage
  • Online Child Exploitation (child abuse material)
  • Terrorism
  • Fraud against the Commonwealth government
  • Theft from the Commonwealth government
  • Assault on a Commonwealth official
  • Threats against a Commonwealth official
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