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Recent updates

16 January 2020

In December, we wrapped up our community campaign targeting illegal money transfer dealers, or unregistered remittance dealers. The campaign ran from August to November and focused on raising public awareness and educating communities about the risks they pose.

Unregistered money transfer dealers represent a real threat to Australian communities as they are at high risk of being targeted by criminals to launder money to fund their activities. They also negatively impact the reputation of registered money transfer providers who are trying to do the right thing. 

9 January 2020

If you or your customers are in a bushfire affected part of Australia, here’s what you need to know.

2 January 2020

Reporting to AUSTRAC each year on how your business has met its AML/CTF compliance obligations is a requirement under the AML/CTF Act.
You must submit your report by 31 March. Here’s how to get started on your report today.

12 December 2019

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global standard-setting body for anti-money laundering and combating the counter terrorism-financing (AML/CTF), has recently published two updates on international AML/CTF compliance.

The reports provide an update on jurisdictions which may pose a risk to the international financial system:

5 December 2019

Get ready to start working on your 2019 compliance report, which you can submit from 1 January 2020.