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16 October 2018
Getting ready for AUSTRAC’s Compliance Report 2018

AUSTRAC’s annual compliance report for 2018 will be opening for lodgement soon. 

5 October 2018
Co-Chairs' Statement, 25th Egmont Group Plenary, Sydney, Australia

The 25th Egmont Group Plenary took place between 24-27 September 2018 in Sydney, Australia. Ms. Hennie Verbeek-Kusters, Egmont Group Chair/ Head of FIU-Netherlands and Ms. Nicole Rose PSM, AUSTRAC CEO, chaired the meeting.

25 September 2018
Publishing of the Ministerial Determination for the 2018–19 industry contribution levy

The Ministerial Determination for the 2018-19 industry contribution levy is now available

17 September 2018
25th Egmont Group Plenary Meeting hosted by AUSTRAC

AUSTRAC will be hosting the 25th Egmont Group Plenary (the Plenary) meeting from 24-27 September 2018 in Sydney.

3 September 2018
AUSTRAC corporate plan 2018-22

The AUSTRAC corporate plan 2018-22 is now available.

9 August 2018
SMR and digital currency exchange provider webinar

AUSTRAC’S webinar on suspicious matter reporting and digital currency exchange provider information is now available

16 July 2018
Traveller's cheques ML/TF risk assessment

AUSTRAC has published an assessment of money laundering/terrorism financing risks associated with traveller’s cheques

4 July 2018
Proposed amendments to Chapter 38 of the AML/CTF Rules

Exemption from applicable customer identification procedures for the sale of shares for charitable purposes

4 July 2018
Draft amendments to Chapters 4 and 15 of the AML/CTF Rules

Exemption from certain identification requirements for corporate customers that are custodians

23 May 2018
Consultation on the 2018-19 AUSTRAC industry contribution levy

A consultation paper and draft Ministerial Determination are now available