AUSTRAC supported an investigation into a criminal syndicate suspected of importing firearms and illicit drugs into Australia from the United States.
News and updates
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
AUSTRAC is working with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) and the Australian Taxation Office on a national risk assessment on charities and not-for-profit organisations.
We have clarified the IFTI-DRA reporting obligations for casinos conducting international funds transfers
Publication of draft privacy guidance relating to Chapter 4 of the AML/CTF Rules.
Selected NZFIU case studies are now available
We have clarified the ‘safe harbour’ verification procedures for individual customers, including requirements around a customer’s ‘full name’.
The Ministerial Determination setting the AUSTRAC industry contribution for 2016–17 has been published.
The 2nd annual Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF) Summit was held in Bali from 8-11 August 2016.
The Nusa Dua Statement reflects on the success of the 2016 CTF Summit and outlines the roadmap for action ahead of the next Summit in Malaysia in 2017.