The development of the previously published draft AML/CTF Rules has been discontinued.
News and updates
A public consultation period is open from 16 February 2017 to 16 March 2017.
Draft amendments to chapter 59 (Suspension of remitters) are open for consultation until 9 February 2017.
Lodgement must be completed between 3 January and 31 March 2017.
AUSTRAC's regulator performance framework self-assessment for 2015-16 is now available.
AUSTRAC supported an investigation into a criminal syndicate suspected of importing firearms and illicit drugs into Australia from the United States.
AUSTRAC will be undertaking a staged approach to implementing recommendations from the Review of the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 and Associated Rules and Regulations
AUSTRAC is working with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) and the Australian Taxation Office on a national risk assessment on charities and not-for-profit organisations.
We have clarified the IFTI-DRA reporting obligations for casinos conducting international funds transfers
We have clarified the ‘safe harbour’ verification procedures for individual customers, including requirements around a customer’s ‘full name’.