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Watch the Fintel Alliance launch

8 March 2017

Video of the Fintel Alliance launch is now available

Draft AML/CTF Rules exempting small on-course bookmakers

3 March 2017

The development of the previously published draft AML/CTF Rules has been discontinued.

AML/CTF compliance reporting 2016

10 January 2017

Lodgement must be completed between 3 January and 31 March 2017.

Regulator performance framework self assessment

16 December 2016

AUSTRAC's regulator performance framework self-assessment for 2015-16 is now available.

5 new international case studies

9 December 2016

5 new NZFIU case studies are now available.

Media releases

The highest ever civil penalty in corporate Australian history was today ordered against Tabcorp by the Federal Court of Australia.

This civil penalty of $45 million sends an unequivocal message to the financial and gambling sector that if you do not take your AML/CTF Act obligations seriously, AUSTRAC will take action.

Australia’s financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC, shares for the first time the lessons learnt from 2016 compliance assessments of reporting entities.

Australia is leading the world in the fight against terrorism financing and money laundering with the unveiling today of a powerful new public and private sector initiative, the Fintel Alliance.

A ground-breaking specialist training course that will produce world-leading financial intelligence analysts to hunt down financial criminals will be offered in Australia.