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Format: 26/06/2019
Format: 26/06/2019
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

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.