Federal Offences

Have you been charged with federal offences?
We can help you.

We can help you if you have been charged with federal offences.

You are normally prosecuted by the Commonwealth Department of Public Prosecutions if you are facing Federal charges.

There are also Federal charges which are heard in the Federal Court.

Sometimes the State prosecutors are handling Federal charges.

There are a wide range of areas that are subject to Federal prosecution. These include importation of unlawful drugs or charges relating to businesses, customs, customs. There are also all the Federal charges relating to public order and offences such as terrorism.

Doogue + George have extensive experience and expertise defending federal charges. We have served as defence lawyers for the main accused in a number of the longest running Commonwealth criminal prosecutions and hope to use that experience to assist you with your case.

Federal charges

Latest federal case studies

This is a case study on a diversion application for Use a Carriage Service in a Harassing Manner. Our client’s relevant personal circumstances were that he was 37 years old, married, and had no previous court history. He had migrated to Australia from Romania and, since settling in Australia, had …
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Our client was charged with Use Carriage Service to Menace and Threats to Inflict Serious Injury. She was 24 years old at the time of the offence and had no prior court appearances. What is alleged to have occured? The factual circumstances of the offence were that our client had …
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This is a case study on charges of Possession of Child Pornography and Access Child Porn Using Carriage Service. What is alleged to have occured? Our client was found to be in possession of a quantity of child exploitation material (or child pornography) on his electronic devices and hard drives …
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