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16 January 2018
Are you a digital currency exchange provider?

Draft AML/CTF Rules relevant to digital currency exchange providers are now available for consultation

20 December 2017
Home Affairs Portfolio established

The Portfolio brings together Australia's federal law enforcement, national and transport security, criminal justice, emergency management, multicultural affairs and immigration and border-related functions and agencies, working together to keep Australia safe.

20 December 2017
Regulator Performance Framework self-assessment published

The Regulator Performance Framework requires regulators including AUSTRAC to self-assess their performance and have it validated by industry

22 November 2017
2017 CTF Summit - streaming live!

The opening ceremony will be live streamed at 11.30 AEST.

19 September 2017
2017–18 AUSTRAC Industry Contribution Levy

The Ministerial Determination for the 2017-18 industry contribution levy has now been registered.

28 July 2017
2017–18 AUSTRAC Industry Contribution

Submissions to the AUSTRAC industry contribution 2017–18: Stakeholder consultation paper published. 

24 July 2017
Indicative restructure of the AML/CTF Rules compilation

A draft restructure of the AML/CTF Rules compilation is now available for public consultation.

8 June 2017
Collaborative Culture and its role in fighting financial crime

Presentation by Peter Clark, Acting CEO to the Thomson Reuters Regulatory Summit Sydney, 6 June 2017.

26 May 2017
Consultation on the 2017–18 AUSTRAC Industry Contribution levy

Public consultation is open until Friday 23 June 2017.

22 May 2017
Draft amendments to Chapter 51 open for consultation

These draft amendments will ensure that International Funds Transaction Instructions between PayPal Australia and PayPal Hong Kong are reported to AUSTRAC.