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8 February 2023

AUSTRAC Online (AO) will be unavailable from 5pm AEDT Friday 24 February until 11:30pm Sunday 26 February 2023 due to important system maintenance.    

During this time you will not be able to:

4 January 2023

You can submit your 2022 compliance report from 1 January to 31 March 2023.

The report covers important areas of anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF) and helps us to understand how you have been complying with your obligations over the year, and where you may need additional support or guidance.

19 December 2022

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the global group that sets international anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF) standards, has published two recent updates relating to international ML/TF risk.

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

12 December 2022

Discover the latest updates to our privacy policy which aim to give you greater clarity on when and how personal information is collected and used.

12 December 2022

Read more about what ASIO’s recent announcement to downgrade Australia’s national terrorism threat level means for the terrorism financing environment.

12 December 2022

Submit your feedback on draft guidance focussed on the issue of debanking by Wednesday 21 December 2022.

12 December 2022

New guidance to help you understand your customer’s source of funds and wealth.

12 December 2022

See our latest guidance to support those who do not have standard forms of identification.

12 December 2022

A new financial crime guide will help your business stop criminals from exploiting the risks and vulnerabilities of international trade.

12 December 2022

Get ready for the upcoming CR22 reporting period by viewing our top tips from last year’s results.