Australian Crime Commission

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The Australian Crime Commission (ACC) "is established under the Australian Crime Commission Act 2002 as a statutory authority to combat serious and organised crime. We report directly to the Minister for Home Affairs and are part of the Attorney-General's portfolio." [1] It replaced the National Crime Authority.


Accessed September 2009: [2]

The Board is comprised of the following members:

  • Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police as Chair
  • Secretary of the Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department
  • Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service
  • Chairperson of the Australian Securities and Investment Commission
  • Director-General of Security, Australian Security Intelligence Organisation
  • Commissioner, New South Wales Police Force
  • Chief Commissioner, Victoria Police
  • Commissioner, Queensland Police Service
  • Commissioner, South Australia Police
  • Commissioner, Western Australia Police
  • Commissioner, Tasmania Police
  • Commissioner, Northern Territory Police
  • Chief Police Officer of the Australian Capital Territory
  • Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Crime Commission (as a non-voting member).



Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles


  1. About, Australian Crime Commission, accessed September 15, 2009.
  2. Directors, Australian Crime Commission, accessed September 15, 2009.