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Draft amendments to the AML/CTF Rules available for consultation

12 January 2017

Draft amendments to chapter 59 (Suspension of remitters) are open for consultation until 9 February 2017.

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.

New case study: Guns, drugs and pistons

7 December 2016

AUSTRAC supported an investigation into a criminal syndicate suspected of importing firearms and illicit drugs into Australia from the United States.

Media releases

Australia's first risk assessment of money laundering and terrorism financing within the financial planning industry has found a "medium" level risk across the sector...

Two new fact sheets on money laundering risks now available to help pubs and clubs protect their business.

AUSTRAC to Chair the International Supervisors forum

Today, a ground breaking Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Australia's financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC, and Jordan's counterpart, the AMLU

The first ever risk assessment of money laundering and terrorism financing (ML/TF) in Australia’s superannuation sector has identified significant risks of fraud and cybercrime