Information publishing scheme

AUSTRAC publishes information on our website that meets the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (FOI Act).

Reforms to the FOI Act in 2010 introduced a new Information Publication Scheme (IPS) for Australian Government agencies. The emphasis is now on proactively publishing information rather than responding to individual requests for access to documents.

As well as publishing the required information on our website, we publish:

Where to find information

To help you find the information that we are required to publish under the IPS, we have provided links to the relevant page, or provided the information on this page.

AUSTRAC’s structure

AUSTRAC’s functions and powers

AUSTRAC’s statutory appointments

  • AUSTRAC’s CEO, Nicole Rose PSM, was appointed under sections 211 and 214 of the AML/CTF Act on 13 November 2017. The CEO reports to the Minister for Home Affairs on AUSTRAC’s operations.

  • See more about our CEO.

Our annual reports


We consult with members of the public, industry and stakeholder groups. We also consult with privacy, civil liberties and consumer groups on specific policy proposals.

Information requested under FOI

  • Our FOI disclosure log lists frequently requested information and information we have released in response to an FOI request, other than information which AUSTRAC is exempted from publishing on the FOI disclosure log.

Information we provide to Parliament

We are legally required to provide certain information to Parliament

  • The Senate file list is a list of relevant new files that we have created

  • The list of contracts shows contracts we have entered into to the value of A$100,000 or more.

We also provide submissions to Parliamentary Committees and appear before Senate Estimates hearings, but we do not publish information about these on this website. They can be found on the Parliament of Australia website.

Who to contact about FOI requests

  • Phone the Freedom of Information Officer on (02) 6120 2631.

  • If you are hearing or speech impaired, or need translation or interpreting services, use our other contact options.

  • Find out more about the process for making an FOI request to access AUSTRAC’s information or documents.

Operational information

Operational information is information that helps us exercise our functions and powers in making decisions or recommendations, including rules, guidelines, practices and precedents.


The content on this website is general and is not legal advice. Before you make a decision or take a particular action based on the content on this website, you should check its accuracy, completeness, currency and relevance for your purposes. You may wish to seek independent professional advice.

Last updated: 19 Jan 2024
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