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Media releases

Format: 20/03/2019
Format: 20/03/2019
New fact sheets for pubs and clubs on money laundering

Two new fact sheets on money laundering risks now available to help pubs and clubs protect their business.

AUSTRAC to lead five nation coalition on ML/TF risks

AUSTRAC to Chair the International Supervisors forum

Minister for Justice media release: Extending financial intelligence exchange in the Middle East

Today, a ground breaking Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Australia's financial intelligence agency, AUSTRAC, and Jordan's counterpart, the AMLU

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

Minister for Justice media release: Industry and customers save $28 million in AUSTRAC red tape reforms

Changes to the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF) Rules by Australia's financial intelligence and regulatory body, AUSTRAC, have resulted in an estimated annual saving of $28.1 million for Australia's financial organisations.

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.

Minister for Justice media release: Working with industry to harden the super sector

The Federal Government’s financial intelligence agency AUSTRAC today published the first money laundering and terrorism financing risk assessment into Australia’s superannuation sector.

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.