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Draft AML/CTF Rules resulting from the Review of the Act

24 April 2017

Public consultation open until 22 May 2017

New case study now available

10 April 2017

AUSTRAC assists in unexplained wealth investigation: over AUD2 million in assets seized

Draft Privacy Impact Assessment – AUSTRAC Data Matching Program and Fintel Alliance

7 April 2017

The draft Privacy Impact Assessment considers the Fintel Alliance initial operational projects and the AUSTRAC Data Matching Program.

Draft AML/CTF Rules now open for consultation

3 April 2017

Draft AML/CTF Rules relating to customers which are custodians open until 1 May 2017

Watch the Fintel Alliance launch

8 March 2017

Video of the Fintel Alliance launch is now available

Media releases

One of the major players behind an international crime syndicate that laundered more than $29 million in proceeds of crime in Australia has today been sentenced to 10 years jail.

Yesterday I formally announced my resignation from AUSTRAC to take up a new opportunity with HSBC Bank based in Hong Kong.

Today I congratulate Mr Paul Jevtovic APM on his leadership and achievements in the fight against organised crime and terrorism.

This month four finalists have progressed onto the feasibility study stage of the joint AUSTRAC-ACIC challenge in the Business Research and Innovation Initiative (BRII) program, which forms part of the National Innovation and Science Agenda.

The highest ever civil penalty in corporate Australian history was today ordered against Tabcorp by the Federal Court of Australia.