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News and updates

AUSTRAC corporate plan 2015-19 now available

31 August 2015

The plan includes a statement of our vision, and lists the priorities and initiatives that will enable us to achieve our strategic direction.

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.

Amendments to Chapter 4 (customer identification) of the AML/CTF Rules

10 June 2015

AUSTRAC published draft AML/CTF Rules amending Chapter 4 (customer identification), for consultation.

Media releases

Statement from Paul Jevtovic, AUSTRAC CEO regarding halal certification.

Statement from Paul Jevtovic, AUSTRAC CEO regarding Bitcoin and bank account closures.

AUSTRAC has cancelled the registration of Adelaide-based remitter Estefa Milka Honores trading as American Cash Service (Honores) due to significant money laundering risk.