Commonwealth or Federal Offences

Have You Been Charged a Commonwealth Offence?

Commonwealth or Federal offences relate commonly to Centrelink fraud or obtaining a financial advantage by deception from Centrelink.

Information relating to Centrelink charges:

Other Commonwealth or Federal Offences

The Commonwealth Department of Public Prosecutions also lay Commonwealth charges in a broad number of areas. Covering terrorism or importing drugs, to charges relating to businesses and companies or customs. If you have been charged with an offence against the Commonwealth, you need expert advice. Federal law is a specific area of law, so you need an lawyer experienced in dealing with Commonwealth prosecutions. Doogue + George has served as criminal lawyers in Melbourne for the main accused in the longest running Commonwealth criminal prosecution. Our comprehensive familiarity with their systems (such as the Promis database they use for large briefs) gives us a distinct advantage in Commonwealth charges as well as an understanding of material they will not have provided you. If you need further advice or legal representation regarding a Commonwealth offence, call 03 9670 5111 or fill out the form to the right of this page to meet with one of our lawyers.

Commonwealth Charges

Click on the links below to read further legal information regarding specific Commonwealth or federal charges:

Can’t find the offence you’re looking for? Check out our alphabetised list of all the criminal offences on our site.

If you have been charged with a federal offence and need advice or legal representation, call  (03) 9670 5111 or Request a Callback from one of our experienced assault offence lawyers.