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Media releases

Format: 21/04/2019
Format: 21/04/2019
Joint media release: Keeping pacific remittances affordable and safe from crime

Remittance Corridors: Australia to Pacific Island countries - ML/TF risk assessment, launched today, provides valuable information for banks and remittance businesses on the risks of money laundering and terrorism financing

AUSTRAC response to Federal Court reasons on Tabcorp judgment

AUSTRAC has welcomed the Federal Court of Australia providing its judgment in the AUSTRAC and Tabcorp matter

AUSTRAC 2016-17 annual report released

The Federal Government’s financial intelligence and regulatory agency, AUSTRAC, has reported some record outcomes in its latest Annual Report 2016-17, just released. 

Register now for the first international financial intelligence codeathon

The first international codeathon for financial intelligence units is being co-hosted by AUSTRAC and Bank Negara Malaysia from 18-19 November 2017 in KL, Malaysia.

Joint media release: Calls for international travellers to declare excess cash

Joint media release from the Australian Federal Police, Australian Border Force and AUSTRAC

ACNC and AUSTRAC: Strengthening NPOs against money laundering and terrorism financing

A new report released today by Australia’s financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC, and the ACNC, identifies significant risks for non-profit organisations in relation to money laundering and terrorism financing.

AUSTRAC seeks civil penalty orders against CBA

Australia’s financial intelligence and regulatory agency, AUSTRAC, today initiated civil penalty proceedings in the Federal Court against the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) for serious and systemic non-compliance with the AML/CTF Act.

Fintel Alliance supports National Missing Persons Week 2017

As part of National Missing Persons Week 2017, AUSTRAC, Australia’s financial intelligence agency, together with its Fintel Alliance industry partners, will support police investigations of financial crime that may impact missing persons. 

MEDIA ALERT: CTF Summit 2017 – media registration is now open

Media representatives are invited to register for the 3rd Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF) Summit 2017 to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 20 to 23 November 2017

Requirement to declare currency remains unchanged

Travellers into and out of Australia are reminded that it is a legal requirement under the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (AML/CTF Act) to declare currency of AUD$10

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