Australia on a slide? [continued]

While I need to update my February 2022 comments below, and note for example that the government has now given

The UK new international economic crime laws – and Australia compared

The UK government has just enacted the Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act 2022 which requires overseas entities holding UK

Australia’s response to money laundering and terrorist financing – a Bill for a Bill

The Australian parliament’s response to a 2016 recommendation to introduce law to counter money laundering and terrorist financing – by

Beneficial ownership of companies, and access to ASIC data

The government has invited us to “have our say” on what it says is “Australia’s first Open Government National Action