Australian Border Force
About This Show
The Australian Border Force podcast covers news and information from the operational arm of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection–the Australian Border Force (ABF). Each episode examines how the ABF is achieving its mission to protect Australia's border and manage the movement of people and goods across it.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 04 - Maritime Border Command’s midnight mission
In the minutes before midnight on the 2nd of February 2017, Maritime Border Command officers boarded a sailing vessel suspected of ferrying a large quantity of cocaine towards the South Coast of NSW, leading to the biggest cocaine bust in Australian history. In this podcast we’ll learn how international drug syndicates are targeting Australia because of its booming, lucrative drug market. We’ll also describe the role of Strategic Border Command in facilitating the movement of people and goods across the border, and take a look at the ABF’s detector dog foster care program.