Commissioner responsible for people smuggling

Asher Hirsch made this Freedom of Information request to Australian Federal Police

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From: Asher Hirsch


Dear Australian Federal Police,

If possible, please treat this email as an administrative inquiry.

Who is the Assistant Commissioner and/or Director responsible for overseeing people smuggling?

Please provide their name, email address and, if possible, phone number.

Yours faithfully,

Asher Hirsch

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Australian Federal Police


Hi Asher,

Thanks for getting in touch.

It is the AFP media team's practice not to provide contact details for operational staff members.

However, if you could please provide further context and detail regarding your request/story, I'm happy to pass it on to the appropriate section and/or person within the AFP.

Kind regards,


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Tel +61(0) 2 61316333

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Ben Fairless left an annotation ()

I've removed the name of the Media Team advisor at the request of the AFP Media Team and in line with our Takedown Policy.

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