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7 April 2017
Draft Privacy Impact Assessment – AUSTRAC Data Matching Program and Fintel Alliance

The draft Privacy Impact Assessment considers the Fintel Alliance initial operational projects and the AUSTRAC Data Matching Program.

8 March 2017
Watch the Fintel Alliance launch

Video of the Fintel Alliance launch is now available

3 March 2017
Draft AML/CTF Rules exempting small on-course bookmakers

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

16 February 2017
Draft Rules relating to law enforcement operations

A public consultation period is open from 16 February 2017 to 16 March 2017.

12 January 2017
Draft amendments to the AML/CTF Rules available for consultation

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

10 January 2017
AML/CTF compliance reporting 2016

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

16 December 2016
Regulator performance framework self assessment

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

9 December 2016
5 new international case studies

5 new NZFIU case studies are now available.

7 December 2016
New case study: Guns, drugs and pistons

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

30 November 2016
Draft consultative approach relating to AML/CTF Rules amendments resulting from the Review of the AML/CTF Act

AUSTRAC will be undertaking a staged approach to implementing recommendations from the Review of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 and Associated Rules and Regulations