Report a Commonwealth crime


Reports submitted via this form are usually triaged in business hours (Monday – Friday: 8am – 4pm) only.  The AFP endeavours to provide a response to complainants, when considered appropriate, within 28 days of receiving a submission.  Please be aware at times, due to operational priorities, this may not be possible.

If you are concerned for the immediate safety of yourself or another, or a crime is imminent or in progress, please call ‘000’ or your local police.

Are you reporting online child sex exploitation? Please go to the online child sex exploitation form.

If you wish to provide anonymous information about any crime (State, Territory or Commonwealth crimes), you should report via Crimestoppers or phone Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.

Are you reporting a terrorism or National Security matter? Please go to the National Security Hotline website or phone 1800 1234 00.

Before completing this form, please read information on reporting a Commonwealth crime to understand the roles and responsibilities of the AFP. This will help you identify if the AFP is the appropriate agency to report your matter to.  If not, the matter should be reported to the more appropriate agency.

Are you reporting a Commonwealth crime? * What is a Commonwealth crime?
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