Criminal Records

Find criminal records in Australia.

Criminal History Checks in Australia are available through all state police services. These are predominantly used for the purposes of emplyment within the state of issue. Australian Federal Police Checks are also available and are suitable for the purpose of visa applications, adoption purposes, overseas employment, and those matters falling under commonwealth legislation. To obtain a check, many states have made available an online application, whilst paper based forms may also be printed and submitted. In addition to police services, organisations accreditted with Crimtrac are also offering National Police Checks.

Criminal convictions with recorded decisions may also be available through relevant court records. Whilst these records may be available, knowing which court, area and date to begin your search may prove difficult if wishing to consider the broader question of does someone have a criminal record?

Criminal History Check (NT)  Listing Details
Apply online for a criminal history check or working with children notice from the NT Police service.
Criminal History Check (QLD)  Listing Details
Information on the types of criminal record checks available, the fees involved, and where to apply for one.
National Crime Check  Listing Details
Accredited provider of National Police Checks in Australia.
National Police Certificate (WA)  Listing Details
Details on obtaining a National Police Certificate, Working with Children Check, Spent Conviction Application and a Record of Traffic Infringement notices.
National Police Check (NSW)  Listing Details
Service to residents of NSW for obtaining a national criminal history check.
National Police Checks  Listing Details
Fee based criminal records check for residents of the ACT and external commonwealth territories as well as those seeking commonwealth government employment or requiring checks under commonwealth legislation.
Police Check (SA)  Listing Details
Details on applying for a national police certificate through the South Australia Police.
Police Record Check (TAS)  Listing Details
Information on obtaining a police history record check from the Tasmanian Police.
Police Records Check (VIC)  Listing Details
Information on obtaining a National Police Record Check through the Victoria Police.
Sex Offenders and Paedophiles Search  Listing Details
Search the Movement Against Kindred Offenders (M.A.K.O) files of Australian sex offenders by state/territory or surname