Key web pages and entry points for the Australian Federal Police
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Australian parents and guardians can easily collect and send important information to police in an attempt to locate their children if they go missing.
If you are involved in family law matters, the Family law kit may assist you. The kit contains information relating to family law matters for residents of each State and Territory in Australia and how to prevent a child from being removed from the Commonwealth of Australia.
The Australian Federal Police provides National Police Checks (criminal history checks) for residents of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), Jervis Bay Territory and other external Commonwealth territories, people seeking employment with the Australian Government, people requiring a check under Commonwealth legislation, e.g. Aviation Security, Immigration purposes, volunteers and charities (ACT only), overseas employment, adoption, including overseas adoption, and visa applications. All other applicants should contact the Criminal Records section of their relevant state or territory police department.
If you have serious concerns for the safety and welfare of a person, and their whereabouts are unknown, then you may immediately report them missing to local police by filing a missing persons report. You do not have to wait 24 hours to report someone as missing.