Tag Archives: Centrelink

POST SHEDS LIGHT ON ASIO TERROR TARGETS – Sunday August 11 2013

– Statistics released by Australia Post have revealed Australia’s domestic security agency is concentrating its efforts on a very small number of terrorist and espionage targets. The Australian Security and Intelligence Organisation has been given a 10% budget increase to … Continue reading

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LOAN FRAUD LINKED TO DRUG HOUSES – Monday April 1 2013

– A rogue home loan broker obtained more than $17 million of fraudulent loans for clients, some of whom used the money to buy marijuana grow houses, police allege. Investigations are continuing into Kieu Thi Thanh Huynh, who has approved … Continue reading

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PAROLE JUMP PAY DAY – Friday March 15 2013

– A legal loophole allowing fugitives to receive fortnightly Centrelink payments has been slammed as Victoria Police reveal thousands of repeat offenders are in the run. Suspects wanted for 13 murders, 45 rapes and 179 armed robberies are among 16,059 … Continue reading

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TASKFORCE TO BLITZ GANG CRIME – Sunday March 3 2013

– Criminal gangs face the seizure of luxury cars, houses and cash assets under plans for a national taskforce to tackle gang-related crime in Australia. Prime Minister Julia Gillard today will announce a law-and-order blitz to fight gang-related crime as … Continue reading

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MORE POWERS, FEWER RIGHTS – Tuesday February 26 2013

– They can compel you to hand over evidence. You can be forced to answer questions in secret hearings and then prohibited from telling anyone about it. You may not be a suspect, but if you fail to comply you … Continue reading

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FORGET THE BLAME GAME AND THINK OF THE KIDS – Sunday December 2 2012

– Shocking scenes of four young girls being dragged kicking and screaming to the airport by Australian Federal Police last month so they could be reunited with their father in Italy were bad enough. But revelations by Tommaso Vincenti, 33, … Continue reading

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SHARP RISE IN DATA SCRUTINY – December 1 2012

–  Australian law enforcement and government agencies have sharply increased their access without warrant to vast quantities of private telephone and internet data, prompting new calls for tighter controls on surveillance powers. Government agencies accessed private telecommunications data and internet … Continue reading

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BLOWTORCH ON BENEFIT FRAUDSTERS – Sunday April 15 2012

– Victorians who allegedly rorted $6 million in Government welfare payments have been busted by covert police operations. More than 309 cases of Centrelink fraud were referred to the courts for prosecution during the 2010-11 financial year after the Australian … Continue reading

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