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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.
The Federal Government’s financial intelligence agency AUSTRAC today published the first money laundering and terrorism financing risk assessment into Australia’s superannuation sector.
The AUSTRAC annual report 2015-16 highlights the agency’s achievements for the financial year...
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.
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.
AUSTRAC today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the exchange of financial intelligence with Cambodia financial intelligence unit (CAFIU).
The national security challenges Australia faces are not unique to our country – they are global challenges shared by Australia and our neighbours in South-East Asia.
The top priority for the Australian government is to protect our people, our economy and our way of life from the ever-changing range of national security challenges that we face as a society.
We will travel this week to Bali, Indonesia to attend the International Meeting on Counter Terrorism: Countering the Cross Border Movement of Terrorism.
Over 200 specialists from more than 20 countries will gather for the second Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF) Summit in Bali from 8-11 August.

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