Structure, organisations and key people
The Office of the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) is an independent prosecuting service established to prosecute alleged offences against Commonwealth law. The CDPP aims to provide an effective national criminal prosecution service to the community. The CDPP's purpose is to provide an ethical, high quality and independent prosecution service for Australia in accordance with the Prosecution Policy of the Commonwealth.
The CDPP prosecutes a wide range of criminal offences including drug importation, money laundering, offences against the corporations legislation, fraud on the Commonwealth, such as tax fraud, medifraud and social security fraud, people smuggling, people trafficking including sexual servitude and sexual slavery, counter-terrorism, technology enabled crime including online child sexual exploitation, and a range of regulatory offences.
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