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Format: 17/01/2019
Format: 17/01/2019
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

AUSTRAC and CBA agree $700m penalty

An agreement has been reached today between AUSTRAC and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) for a $700 million penalty

CEO statement: CBA matter

As announced by the Minister for Home Affairs, I am pleased to confirm that AUSTRAC and CBA have reached an agreement

New Australian laws to regulate cryptocurrency providers

New laws for digital currency exchange providers operating in Australia have just been implemented by AUSTRAC...

Minister for Human Services media release: Crackdown on wealthy welfare cheats nets $43 million

More than 1,000 wealthy welfare cheats have been caught over-claiming tens of millions in Federal Government benefits during a nationwide crackdown.

Minister for Law Enforcement and Cyber Security media release: ASEAN-Australia's most innovative solutions to combat cybercrime

The winners of the inaugural ASEAN-Australia Codeathon have been announced today

ASEAN-Australia Codeathon to counter terrorism financing starts in Sydney tomorrow

The 2018 ASEAN-Australia Codeathon, which brings together experts from around the region to work on new approaches to counter terrorism financing, will get underway in Sydney on Wednesday 14 March.

Register now for the ASEAN-Australia Codeathon

Registrations are open for media representatives to attend the 2018 ASEAN-Australia Codeathon in Sydney on 14-15 March 2018