Reporting Suspicious Activity, Threats | Criminal Acts

The effective protection of critical infrastructure from terrorism requires a partnership between government and everyday Australians. Establishing reliable communication channels for security related information exchange is an essential component of the process.

Use the links below to contact the appropriate channel:

Who do you report to


-:- State or Territory Crimes In emergencies, Triple Zero - 000

-:- For non-urgent matters, report to your local police - (03) 9607 7777

-:- To provide information, call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000

-:- Suspicious activity | National Security Hotline 1800 123 400

-:- Centrelink Fraud Tip-off line 131 524

-:- Family Court 1300 352 000

-:- International child abduction 1800 100 480

All reports to the Hotline are taken seriously and information received is passed to relevant police, security and intelligence agencies for assessment and further investigation.

What do you report


Some activities you might consider suspicious:
-:- Unusual surveillance, videotaping or photography of important buildings and infrastructure (eg. energy, water, and transport facilities)
-:- Damaged to security features (fencing, gates, etc) at your facility or any of the above infrastructure
-:- Vehicles parked for long periods near important buildings, infrastructure or busy public places
-:- Vehicles, packages or bags abandoned in public places or near important buildings or infrastructure
-:- Purchase or possession of large amounts of fertiliser, chemicals or explosives for no apparent legitimate reason
-:- Accommodation (including garages, self storage facilities) being used at odd times of the night or day
-:- Unusual collection of information about a specific important building or piece of infrastructure
-:- This checklist may assist in identifying suspicious behaviour.

Other Crime


-:- Film piracy| Australian Federation Against Copyright Theft
-:- Immigration and visa offences | Department of Immigration and Citizenship
-:- Offensive internet content | Australian Communication and Media Authority
-:- Scams | Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
-:- Spam email | Australian Communication and Media Authority
-:- Taxation offences | Australian Taxation Office
-:- Theft of post mail | Australia Post


❊ Web Links ❊


Reporting Suspicious Activity, Threats | Criminal Acts 

www.afp.gov.au

www.customs.gov.au

www.afact.org.au

www.immi.gov.au

www.acma.gov.au

www.SCAMwatch.gov.au

www.acma.gov.au









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