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“Innovation will flourish” in the digital currency sector as anti-laundering laws pass

The passage of anti-money laundering legislation through Parliament on Thursday will facilitate further growth in Australia’s local blockchain and digital currency industry, according to...

Speculative demand driving up prices of digital currency but use as a payment remains limited

The use of digital currency for payments "remains relatively limited" while cash will continue to play an important role in society despite it's declining use,...

Removal of double tax on cryptocurrencies said to support Australia’s own Silicon Valley

Legislation to remove double taxation on digital currencies, such as Bitcoin, has been passed by Australian Parliament, with fintech industry leaders describing the news...

CoinJar tackles fluctuating Bitcoin prices

Australia’s largest Bitcoin company has introduced Hedged Accounts, giving users of Bitcoin the ability to peg the price of the digital currency against the fiat currency of their choice.

Australia’s first bitcoin debit card

Australian startup CoinJar have unveiled the country's first bitcoin EFTPOS card, which allows the digital currency to be be converted to Australian dollars and spent in virtually any retail outlet that offers debit card transactions.

Bitcoin in the sights of regulators

Bitcoin is making news again. Angry investors in the virtual currency are joining a class action to recover nearly US$500 million “lost” when Mt. Gox, a Tokyo-based Bitcoin exchange, crashed at the end of February 2014.

Bitcoin for small business, worth it?

For the uninitiated, a digital currency, or ‘cryptocurrency’ is just like real money, only virtual.


Australia facing its worst economic contraction in history

The ABS confirmed Australia’s first recession since 1990 after recording two consecutive quarters of economic decline. After being hammered by the pandemic, bushfires and drought,...

Let’s Talk: Investing to Succeed

Figuring out where to best invest your time and money is a difficult task. As businesses scale, leaders’ daily tasks become more and more...

Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment offered to Victorian workers living in NSW or SA

People who live in New South Wales and South Australia but work in Victoria are now eligible for a $1,500 Pandemic Leave Disaster Payment...

Afterpay doubles revenue and partners with Worldpay to go global

Despite the global economic slow-down, the shift to online spending and move from traditional forms of credit have boosted Afterpay’s position domestically and internationally. Afterpay...