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The Organised




Groups who dishonestly gain a benefit by using any combination of the other methods in a planned, coordinated and sophisticated way.

Organised crime groups in Australia can range from localised community groups to transnational syndicates based offshore. They are diverse and flexible, capable, resourceful and resilient. They evolve and adapt to changes in the environment, looking for vulnerabilities to exploit for criminal gain. They are also increasingly using professional facilitators and service providers to help or 'facilitate' their criminal activities.

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The methods of the organised are countered by measures that support information sharing and strategic collaboration.

Key countermeasures include:

Other countermeasures include:

Printable summary

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