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What changes are the federal government looking to introduce regarding anti-money laundering legislation?

In December 2013, the federal government revealed that a statutory review of anti-money laundering legislation was underway. Justice Minister Michael Keenan said the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF) Act 2006 will be scrutinised in an effort to continue preventing criminal activity in this area. "The Coalition government is committed to protecting Australia's financial system,…

8 Sep 2014, by Informa Australia

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Budget 2014: The winners and losers

Treasurer Joe Hockey announced the much-anticipated 2014 Federal Budget last night, and as expected, it was followed up with comment and debate from industries across the country. While some sectors stand to benefit from extra funding and support, others will be left disappointed at cuts and reforms that could make things even more difficult in an already…

14 May 2014, by Informa Australia

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Announcing Direct Action Policy Conference

The newly elected Abbott government has started fleshing out aspects of its soon-to-be implemented climate change policy. Direct Action will initiate a move from an emissions trading scheme to an Emissions Reduction Fund – A decision that has undoubtedly sparked debate from the opposition and resistance from a number of organisations. It is in this…

31 Oct 2013, by Informa Australia