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Two new case studies available

31 May 2016

AUSTRAC intelligence disrupts two international drug syndicates.

Registration refused

26 May 2016

AUSTRAC has refused to register Allsafe International Pty Ltd on the Remittance Sector Register.

Three remitters suspended

11 May 2016

Korea Pty Ltd, ToKorea Pty Ltd, and Forex Sydney Pty Ltd have had their registration suspended today.

Draft AML/CTF Rules now available for consultation

10 May 2016

AUSTRAC has published draft amendments to Chapter 22 which relate to an exemption for the energy market.

Consultation on the 2016–17 AUSTRAC Industry Contribution levy

6 May 2016

AUSTRAC has published a consultation paper and draft Ministerial Determination for the 2016–17 Industry Contribution.

Media releases

A WA Joint Organised Crime Task Force operation has seized approx. 200kg of methamphetamine.

Today AUSTRAC welcomed recommendations to simplify and modernise legislation to protect our economy from serious and organised crime and terrorism financing

AUSTRAC has filed a further 61 alleged contraventions against 3 Tabcorp companies adding to current civil penalty court proceedings.

AUSTRAC is analysing information related to the 'Panama Papers' and comparing it to our other data-holdings.

Delegates at the first counter-terrorism financing summit in the Asia Pacific region have agreed on the urgent need to maximise the use of technology in the fight against terrorism.