Large cash transactions are monitored by banks and other ADIs to protect against money laundering and other crimes under the Financial Transaction Reports Act 1988 (Cth) and the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing Act 2006 (Cth). Overseas transactions of more than $10,000 must be reported for monitoring by the Australian Transaction Report and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC). There are also procedures that banks and other ADIs must follow if a transaction seems suspicious.
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