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.
The Australian and Indonesian governments are joining forces to cut the financial lifelines that enable terrorists.
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

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