On 23 June 2021, the Senate referred the adequacy and efficacy of Australia’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing (AML/CTF) regime to the Legal and Constitutional Affairs References Committee for inquiry and report by 2 December 2021. On 18 October 2021 the committee's reporting date was extended to the last sitting day in March 2022 (30 March 2022).
The deadline for submissions to this inquiry is 27 August 2021.
Further detail about the scope of the inquiry is provided in the terms of reference.
The committee has published a discussion paper to guide submitters.
The committee may decide not to accept or not to publish material that is not relevant to the inquiry's terms of reference or which reflects adversely on others.
Please note that all documents sent to the inquiry become committee documents upon receipt, and are only made public following a decision of the committee.