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Format: 19/11/2018
Format: 19/11/2018
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 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

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.

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

Media personality Adam Spencer headlines 2018 ASEAN-Australia Codeathon

Former breakfast radio announcer, television personality, author and an ambassador for mathematics and science, Adam Spencer, headlines a top line up of talent as emcee at the ASEAN-Australia Codeathon in Sydney from 14 to 16 March.

New fact sheet helps businesses identify beneficial owner requirements

A new fact sheet to help businesses understand and comply with their beneficial owner identification requirements is now available

AUSTRAC to host ASEAN-Australia Codeathon to combat terrorism financing

AUSTRAC, Australia’s financial intelligence agency, will bring together more than 80 future leaders in technology at the inaugural ASEAN-Australia Codeathon in Sydney from 14 to 16 March 2018.