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Format: 17/11/2018
Format: 17/11/2018
AUSTRAC expands global financial intelligence capability with China posting

AUSTRAC continues to build its global network of financial intelligence capability with the appointment of the first ever AUSTRAC financial intelligence analyst to be posted in China.

Worldwide cooperation to counter terrorism financing

The fourth Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF) Summit will be held in Bangkok Thailand and will bring together over 350 global leaders and specialists in financial intelligence together with senior representatives from regulatory, law enforcement, national security and policy agencies, industry participants and academics.

AUSTRAC annual report 2017-18 shows increased reporting and use of financial intelligence

The AUSTRAC annual report 2017-18 is now available. It highlights some significant and record achievements for the agency during the 2017-18 financial year.

Australia strengthens international partnerships in the fight against financial crime

AUSTRAC and its U.S. counterpart, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), have today strengthened their alliance in the fight against serious financial crime and terrorism financing.

AUSTRAC builds regional capability to combat terrorism and financial crime

Terrorism financing and the illegal movement of money through the Indo-Pacific just got harder with the commencement of the first regional Financial Intelligence Analyst Course (FIAC) in Brunei today.

AUSTRAC wins Innovation Award for groundbreaking Codeathon

AUSTRAC’s initiative to host Australia’s first ever law enforcement and financial intelligence Codeathon has today won a Public Sector Innovation Award.

Joint Operation Astatine spurs further arrests in Europe

Dutch authorities have charged two men believed to be involved in supplying drugs to alleged global crime syndicate

AUSTRAC brings industry together with RegTechs to support innovation

AUSTRAC is hosting a RegTech Showcase today in Sydney

AUSTRAC welcomes Federal Court orders for CBA penalty

$700 million civil penalty ordered today against CBA by the Federal Court of Australia

AUSTRAC stalwart Peter Clark awarded Public Service Medal

Awarded for outstanding service to the Australian community