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Investigation Report 01/2014: Operation Myrrh—An investigation into “private” illicit drug use by certain Australian Customs and Border Protection Service officers

Even were a public servant to consider the use of illicit drugs to be a “personal” or “private” matter, the practice involves the person having to liaise with a supplier or with other users. Ultimately, such people are connected to organised crime groups, and are more likely than others to have an improper interest in knowing confidential government information and being able to influence decisions.