Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) is Australia's national criminal intelligence agency. The ACIC works with state and territory, national and international partners on investigations and to collect intelligence to improve the national ability to respond to crime impacting Australia. The role of the ACIC includes reducing serious and organised crime threats of most harm to Australians and the national interest, and providing national policing information systems and services. This is done by: —enhancing the national picture across the spectrum of crime by developing strategic criminal intelligence assessments and advice on national crime —working with international and domestic partners to disrupt the activities of serious and organised crime targets and reduce their impact on Australia —conducting special operations and special investigations addressing priority areas —developing and maintaining national information and intelligence sharing services and systems.


Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Crime Commission Act 2002

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported


  • Materiality


  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Statutory Agency

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chief Executive Officer Ms. Heather Cook 15 January 2024 14 January 2029
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