What you can do
Reporting suspicious behaviour can help our law enforcement and intelligence agencies to protect the community. If something doesn’t look right call the 24-hour National Security Hotline on 1800 123 400.
Suspicious behaviour could include any of the following:
- Unusual filming or photography of official buildings or other critical infrastructure
- Suspicious vehicles near significant buildings or in busy public places
- Suspicious accommodation needs
- Unusual purchases of large quantities of fertiliser, chemicals or explosives
- A lifestyle that doesn't add up
- False or multiple identities
- Unattended bags
To report a life threatening or time critical emergency call 000 for emergencies services.
To report information that may help to stop or resolve a crime, call crime stoppers on 1800 33 000 or report online nt.crime.stoppers.com.au/
If you find material on the internet that is violent, extremist or promotes terrorism you should report it using the online extremism tool. Extremist material includes any of the following:
- articles, images, speeches or videos that encourage hate or violence
- statements or posts made on social media, chat rooms or blogs that encourage hate or violence
- content encouraging people to commit acts of terrorism
- websites created or hosted by terrorist organisations
- terrorist training materials
- suspicious content about use or sale of chemicals online
- videos or images of terrorist attacks.
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