Statement of Expectations and Statement of Intent
Commonwealth regulators, including AUSTRAC, are accountable to the Parliament, including through Senate Estimates and Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) scrutiny.
In addition, Ministers set out their expectations and guidance on how regulators fulfil their statutory roles through Ministerial Statements of Expectations. These Statements are issued by the responsible Minister to a regulator, or an entity with regulatory functions, to provide greater clarity about government policies and objectives relevant to the regulator’s statutory objectives and how it conducts its operations.
The regulator responds to a Ministerial Statement of Expectations with a Regulator Statement of Intent that, in turn, identifies how it will deliver on the Government’s expectations. The current Statement of Expectations and Statement of Intent for AUSTRAC can be found below:
- Download the AUSTRAC Statement of Expectations (PDF 4.06 MB)
- Download the AUSTRAC Statement of Intent (PDF 2.15 MB)
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