News and updates

20 April 2015
AUSTRAC industry contribution
Final Ministerial Determination for 2014–15 now available.
16 April 2015
Proposed changes to the annual compliance report
AUSTRAC intends to defer the implementation of any changes to its compliance reporting requirements to allow for further industry consultation.
16 April 2015
New guidance on the Document Verification Service
Information on the Document Verification Service which was recently published for public consultation, has now been incorporated into the AUSTRAC compliance guide.
28 January 2015
AUSTRAC industry contribution
AUSTRAC has released the final charging model and implementation timeline for the AUSTRAC industry contribution.
19 January 2015
Draft guidance note – Key terms used in ‘politically exposed person’ definition
Public consultation closed on 13 February 2015.
18 December 2014
2014 AML/CTF compliance reports
Reporting entities with obligations under the AML/CTF Act are required to submit a compliance report between 2 January 2015 and 31 March 2015.
11 December 2014
Welcome to the new AUSTRAC website
The new AUSTRAC website is here - with a modern and streamlined design and robust, open-source content management system.
3 December 2014
AUSTRAC industry contribution - third round stakeholder consultation paper
Public consultation closes Wednesday 17 December 2014.
25 November 2014
AUSTRAC statement
Banking services to alternative remittance service providers and the risk-based approach under the AML/CTF Act.