1 February 2017
Minister for Justice media release: Australia and Indonesia - new approach to cut financial lifeline to terrorists
The Australian and Indonesian governments are joining forces to cut the financial lifelines that enable terrorists.
21 December 2016
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...
15 December 2016
Two new fact sheets on money laundering risks now available to help pubs and clubs protect their business.
15 December 2016
AUSTRAC to Chair the International Supervisors forum
24 November 2016
Today, a ground breaking Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Australia's financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC, and Jordan's counterpart, the AMLU
22 November 2016
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
15 November 2016
Minister for Justice media release: Industry and customers save $28 million in AUSTRAC red tape reforms
Changes to the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF) Rules by Australia's financial intelligence and regulatory body, AUSTRAC, have resulted in an estimated annual saving of $28.1 million for Australia's financial organisations.
3 November 2016
Start-up businesses and FinTech operators can now easily seek advice on AML/CTF regime directly from AUSTRAC.
2 November 2016
An historic milestone this week will greatly enhance the ability of Australia’s financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC, its Chinese counterpart, and law enforcement partners in protecting Australia and China against money laundering and terrorism financing.
31 October 2016
The Federal Government’s financial intelligence agency AUSTRAC today published the first money laundering and terrorism financing risk assessment into Australia’s superannuation sector.