Australia's financial intelligence agency with regulatory responsibility for anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing.
Are you a new business seeking to understand whether you have AML/CTF obligations or looking to create a new financial service product?
This report aims to develop awareness in the sector and help harden APRA-regulated superannuation funds against criminal activity.
Welcome to AUSTRAC
News and updates
Draft consultative approach relating to AML/CTF Rules amendments resulting from the Review of the AML/CTF Act
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.
We have clarified the ‘safe harbour’ verification procedures for individual customers, including requirements around a customer’s ‘full name’.
24 November 2016
Today, a ground breaking Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Australia's financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC, and Jordan's counterpart, the AMLU
22 November 2016
The first ever risk assessment of money laundering and terrorism financing (ML/TF) in Australia’s superannuation sector has identified significant risks of fraud and cybercrime
15 November 2016
Changes to the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF) Rules by Australia's financial intelligence and regulatory body, AUSTRAC, have resulted in an estimated annual saving of $28.1 million for Australia's financial organisations.
3 November 2016
Start-up businesses and FinTech operators can now easily seek advice on AML/CTF regime directly from AUSTRAC.
2 November 2016
An historic milestone this week will greatly enhance the ability of Australia’s financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC, its Chinese counterpart, and law enforcement partners in protecting Australia and China against money laundering and terrorism financing.