Takes viewers behind the scenes of Australia's Customs, Immigration and Quarantine departments. The people that work for these departments have been entrusted with protecting Australia's borders from drug smugglers, illegal immigrants, potential terrorists, harmful pests and exotic diseases. It reveals some of the methods that they use to separate the honest mistakes made by innocent holidaymakers from the much more sinister motives of criminals.
Customs officers believe that two men who have shown up separately could be connected somehow. An aggressive passenger becomes nasty forcing officers to take some dramatic action.
This old-time drug smuggler confesses to his shady past. Can he now be trusted to cross Australia's border? A passenger is surprised that he has to follow Australian law. And officers believe a woman is returning home with a huge concealment.
An immigration operation on a suburban home uncovers an underworld of illegal activity. The traces of an illicit substance off a smoking pipe could end the plans of an Italian backpacker. A woman returning from Lebanon may be carrying a deadly disease.
An intensive search put a passenger on edge. This could be the reason why. He's refusing to admit his illegal past. A shocking discovery when this man reveals what he has hidden in his underpants.
He can't explain what he's actually here to do. A swab test may hold the answer. This man is travelling on a French passport, but there is a problem. All the clues point to a serious case of deception. Officers act on a hunch that there are narcotics hidden in this luxury speed boat.
This nervous passenger may be hiding illegal contraband; he'll try anything to stop their search. A shipment of tennis rackets could serve up a big hit for officers. An amazing discovery proves that this man is lying, that brings a dramatic end to his deception.
Customs detector dogs have picked up a strong scent; now officers are searching for answers. The invisible couriers; is the start of a very disturbing trend to get drugs across the border? And immigration officers go out of their way to uncover a mystery.
Customs catch this man stashing something in his undies. He claims a mystery friend will fund his trip, but officers are not convinced. And a discovery in customs makes this the world most expensive amplifier.
Why is this passenger avoiding a simple question? And what's his hurry? The tables are turned a doctor is examined by immigration. And its a very bad start to this passengers holiday.
Customs has suspicions about this backpacker, he'll need to answer some tough questions. Tempers are fraid in quarantine as an epic standoff drags on for hours. And this passenger says he's on a gambling holiday, but officers need to know the real reason he's here.
Why is this passenger avoiding a simple question? And whats his hurry? The tables are turned a doctor is examined by immigration. And its a very bad start to this passengers holiday.
In Melbourne officers find a passenger's small stash of ICE and hash. An elderly couple arriving home unwittingly import a deadly disease which could destroy a $6 billion dollar banana industry and a passenger with a ratty old passport is sent back to Immigration by Customs.
A nervous passenger makes officers believe that he is carrying narcotics after he breaks out into a sweat. A traveller with a really bad criminal record tells immigration offers a surprising story.
A passenger travelling with a snow board during summer has officers concerned he's got something hidden inside. Later, a Hong Kong fisherman is found to be carrying live bait.
Officers fear a cocaine user may be smuggling drugs in a dangerous place after his quick trip to South America.
Officers are on high alert when an Italian man's luggage appears to have been tampered with and they suspect they're dealing with a drug courier.
An English ex-con tries to hide his dangerous past and it could stop him from entering to meet his new born granddaughter
A Vietnamese man causes concern when he claims he doesn't know what's in his bag. Officers fear the worst when an x-ray shows something suspicious. Officers find a deadly concealment in a kid's toy.
An American man makes a shocking confession in one of Borders most dramatic busts. A strange package from Russia is found to contain an extremely rare and unusual item.
An unsuspecting elderly couple are found to be carrying a supply of something illegal and possibly deadly. Also, biosecurity catch a Vietnamese couple with a bag full of restricted items.
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