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ACIC Illicit Drug Report

The Australian Criminal Intelligence Commission (ACIC) Illicit Drug Data Report 2014–15 provides an overview of the Australian illicit drug market.

Established on 1 July 2016 ACIC comprises a merging of the Australian Crime Commission and CrimTrac.

ACIC report that over the last decade:

  • the number of national illicit drug seizures has increased 91.7%
  • the weight of national illicit drugs seized has increased 263.1%
  • the number of national illicit drug arrests has increased 70.5%

In March 2015 the first unclassified report on the Australian methylamphetamine market was released and resulted in the establishment of a National Ice Taskforce.

The ACIC Illicit Drug Report is highly recommended and available from the ACIC website -