Making, providing or possessing a false travel or identity document is an offence under section 73.8 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth), which carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison.
To establish the offence, the prosecution must prove beyond reasonable doubt that:
A ‘travel document’ may include:
An ‘identity document’ may include:
A travel or identity document is false if, and only if, it or any part of it:
To ‘make’ a document includes to alter an existing document.
Defences to the charge include:
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