Media releases

A WA Joint Organised Crime Task Force operation has seized approx. 200kg of methamphetamine.
Today AUSTRAC welcomed recommendations to simplify and modernise legislation to protect our economy from serious and organised crime and terrorism financing
AUSTRAC has filed a further 61 alleged contraventions against 3 Tabcorp companies adding to current civil penalty court proceedings.
AUSTRAC is analysing information related to the 'Panama Papers' and comparing it to our other data-holdings.
Delegates at the first counter-terrorism financing summit in the Asia Pacific region have agreed on the urgent need to maximise the use of technology in the fight against terrorism.
The Government is determined to detect and disrupt terrorism financing in Australia and take action against people who provide support to terrorist organisations.
AUSTRAC information helped convict an international drug trafficker for possession, and attempted possession, of two kilograms of cocaine and heroin with a street value of up to $493,240.
Statement from Paul Jevtovic, AUSTRAC CEO regarding Chinese investment.
AUSTRAC has not renewed the registration of Global Forex (Perth) Pty Ltd as an independent remittance dealer, meaning it is now illegal for the business to provide remittance services.
Statement from Paul Jevtovic, AUSTRAC CEO regarding halal certification.

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