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18 December 2023

December 18, 2023

Our last curated news of the year highlights AUSTRAC news and a key update regarding eSafety’s industry codes:

  1. AUSTRAC has announced its regulatory priorities for 2024 – additional sector will be under scrutiny, see the full media release for details – https://www.austrac.gov.au/news-and-media/media-release/austrac-announces-its-2024-regulatory-priorities
  2. Brendan Thomas has been announced as the next CEO of AUSTRAC – he was the former Deputy Secretary at the NSW Department of Communities and also previously the CEO of Legal Aid NSW – https://ministers.ag.gov.au/media-centre/appointment-austrac-chief-executive-officer-15-12-2023
  3. The first 5 of eSafety’s industry codes came into effect starting Saturday, the 16th of December – the codes apply to “social media companies, app stores, internet service providers, hosting providers, device manufacturers and suppliers” – https://www.esafety.gov.au/newsroom/media-releases/significant-online-safety-milestone-reached-as-australias-world-leading-industry-codes-commence

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