Australia

Gemini to Custody Filecoin Fund of Australian Equities Manager to Further Asia Expansion

The fund seeks to raise A$25 million ($18.4 million) over a three-month period, promising clients a 100% FIL return over five years.

News  ·  4 August 2021

Australian Lending Startup Loda Gets $15M to Further Crypto Collateralization Efforts

Loda is among the first of its kind in the country that allows users to borrow Australian dollars against crypto, its CEO said.

News  ·  30 July 2021
Australia

Blockchain Australia Recommends Safe Harbor Provision for Crypto Providers

The industry body is calling for a "coordinated and graduated approach" to the regulation of digital assets throughout the country.

News  ·  26 July 2021
Cryptocurrency

Australia’s Zip to Launch Crypto Services in a Year: Report

Zip is targeting customers of its soon to be biggest markets in the U.S. and Australia, marking a big step for such services offering crypto.

News  ·  22 July 2021
Australia

Australia’s Mawson Infrastructure Increases Count of Bitcoin Mining Machines in US Operation

Gross margins are expected to be more than 80% based on the current bitcoin price and its network difficulty.

News  ·  22 July 2021
Australia

Australian Lawyers Propose Creation of a DAO Legal Entity: Report

Such a move give legal standing to blockchain-based organizations, enabling DAOs to contract with other legal persons.

News  ·  15 July 2021
Regulation

Australia Faces Big Choices on Crypto Regulation

From sandboxes to the definition of money, Australia has to decide whether to support innovation or tamp it down, Finder's co-founder says.

Opinion  ·  14 July 2021
CoinFlash

Mawson Infrastructure Increases Ownership of Luna Squares to 90%

Luna Squares’ site will be used for third-party hosting and Mawson’s proprietary bitcoin mining operations.

News  ·  12 July 2021
Australia

Australia-Listed Non-Bank Broker SelfWealth to Add Crypto to Its Platform

Cath Whitaker, CEO of the online broker, said the ability to buy crypto and stocks in one place will be an "Australian first."

News  ·  12 July 2021
Australia

ASX Boss Says His DLT Settlement System Will Be Bigger Than All of Crypto Market

“We are moving ... three trillion dollars of securities onto this system and that is larger than the whole global crypto world," said Stevens.

News  ·  24 June 2021
Australia

Examine Blockchain for Ways to Stop Forced-Labor Goods, Australian Committee Says

Blockchain could "empower" companies and governments to more "effectively" trace their supply chains, the Senate committee said.

News  ·  18 June 2021
Australia

Crypto Adoption in Australia Grows Along With Concern Over Volatility

Around one in six Australians owns crypto, a report by Finder showed.

News  ·  17 June 2021
Regulation

Australian Minister Says Government Has ‘No Issue’ With Crypto Investment

Senator Jane Hume also said cryptocurrencies are "an asset class that will grow in importance."

Policy & regulation  ·  20 May 2021
Australia

Australian Traders Favor Stocks and Crypto, TradingView Survey Shows

Cryptocurrency was beaten as the top investors' choice by stocks, but only by 3%.

News  ·  5 May 2021
CoinFlash

Australian Securities Exchange May Launch First Crypto ETF This Year: Report

The ASX said it is “spending an enormous amount of time” on digital assets.

News  ·  30 April 2021