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News and updates

2 March 2018
Telephone scam

AUSTRAC has become aware of a telephone scam using our name.

23 February 2018
Are you a digital currency exchange provider?

Being a digital currency exchange provider means you are running a business that exchanges digital currency with money or vice versa.

19 February 2018
New guidance for the pubs and clubs sector published

AUSTRAC has published new guidance for the pubs and clubs sector on how to develop and implement an AML/CTF program tailored to their business.

2 February 2018
Refunds for victims of fraud

Have you transferred money through a Western Union retail outlet only to become a victim of fraud? To help you make a claim, AUSTRAC might be able to provide you with a copy of the relevant transfer.

24 January 2018
Are you a digital currency exchange provider?

Draft AML/CTF Rules and a new DCE information page are now available

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.