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Consultation: Draft guidance

4 August 2015

The draft guidance for Key terms used in ‘politically exposed person’ definition has been reissued for further consultation.

Consultation: AUSTRAC industry contribution 2015-16

29 July 2015

Stakeholder consultation paper detailing the proposed model for the 2015–16 industry contribution is now open for consultation.

Draft AML/CTF Rules relating to account-based money transfer system

21 July 2015

Draft AML/CTF Rules have been published relating to the Western Union account-based money transfer system.

Media releases

In November AUSTRAC and PPATK will co-host the first counter-terrorism financing summit in our region in Sydney.

AUSTRAC has granted permission to the Australian arm of HSBC to share its suspicious matter information with its independent compliance monitor.

A joint agency investigation involving the WA Police Organised Crime Squad has resulted in charges related to international money transfers and the suspension of a money transfer business.