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Child Exploitation Case Report

A 62-year-old Melbourne man, relief school teacher and a former secondary school teacher, was convicted with accessing child pornography material over an extended period of time dating back to 2006.

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CDPP Corporate Plan 2015-19

The CDPP Corporate Plan 2015-19 outlines our way forward—focused on building on our strong culture of integrity and service delivery—to achieve even more effective prosecution outcomes in accordance with the Prosecution Policy of the Commonwealth.

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Illegal exports case report

The director of an Australian export company was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment for his role in attempting to conceal the production of fraudulent documents relating to the mandatory fumigation of an export commodity.

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Fraud Case Report

A 56-year-old Northern Territory woman misused her position as CEO of a corporation by presenting false receipts for various activities that never took place.

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Wickenby: A lasting legacy

The latest edition of Targeting tax crime reflects on the legacy of Project Wickenby, now that the 10 year project is coming to a close. It explores how the success and lessons from Wickenby will continue to be employed in the fight against tax crime into the future.

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Aviation safety case report

NSW South Coast man, a 77-year-old licenced pilot, was recently charged with operating an aircraft recklessly and endangering the life of another person. The helicopter flew into the ocean near Malua Bay and tragically a women died.

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ABOUT US

The Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) is an independent prosecuting service established by the Parliament of Australia to prosecute Commonwealth criminal offences.

The CDPP plays a vital role in achieving a fair, safe and just society where the laws of the Commonwealth are respected and maintained. We prosecute offences designed to protect our borders, protect Commonwealth revenue, maintain the integrity of corporate regulation, and protect the Australian community.