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Format: 21/04/2019
Format: 21/04/2019
AUSTRAC collaborates on risks in super sector

The first ever risk assessment of money laundering and terrorism financing (ML/TF) in Australia’s superannuation sector has identified significant risks of fraud and cybercrime

AUSTRAC calls on FinTechs and start-ups to make contact about AML/CTF

Start-up businesses and FinTech operators can now easily seek advice on AML/CTF regime directly from AUSTRAC.

AUSTRAC signs historic MoU with China

An historic milestone this week will greatly enhance the ability of Australia’s financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC, its Chinese counterpart, and law enforcement partners in protecting Australia and China against money laundering and terrorism financing.

AUSTRAC 2015-16 annual report released

The AUSTRAC annual report 2015-16 highlights the agency’s achievements for the financial year...

AUSTRAC follows the Panama Papers’ money trail

The Federal Government’s financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC, is part of a co-ordinated national response to the Panama Papers, being undertaken by Australian Government agencies dealing with financial crime.

Joint media release: Joint agency project selected to sharpen intelligence capability

The private sector will be invited to contribute innovative solutions to improve the quality and value of intelligence products, in a first-of-its-kind joint project initiated by AUSTRAC and ACIC.

CTF Summit 2016: Growing partnerships to address terrorism financing in our region

Over 200 specialists from more than 20 countries will gather for the second Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF) Summit in Bali from 8-11 August.

AUSTRAC helps improve the reporting behaviour of pubs and clubs

Reporting behaviour of the pubs and clubs sector has improved as a result of the agency’s national awareness campaign early this year.

Improved access to financial services for Indigenous customers

Coinciding with NAIDOC week, AUSTRAC has updated its online compliance guide to help businesses meet customer identification requirements under the AML/CTF Act.

Joint media release: Joint Agency Task Force seizes $275 million worth of meth in Victoria, eight people arrested

A successful operation conducted by the Victoria Joint Organised Crime Task Force has resulted in drug offence charges.

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