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

Major Australian Fintech Firm May Offer Crypto Trading: Report

Zip's co-founder did not specify when the offering would launch or whether services for stocks would be released before cryptocurrency.

News  ·  16 April 2021

Aussie Beer Can Now Be Exchanged for Excess Solar in New Program Involving Blockchain

The program has been developed in partnership with Victoria Bitter, retailer Diamond Energy and blockchain startup Power Ledger.

News  ·  31 March 2021

First Crypto Fraud Case in Australia Involving $800K in Stolen Assets Filed to Federal Court

A French national is accusing Modern Assets of failing to perform the necessary research before connecting him with a mysterious seller who made off with his cash and crypto.

News  ·  30 March 2021
CoinFlash Expanding Debit Card to Australia After Becoming Visa Principle Member is now a principal member of Visa's Australia network.

Business  ·  18 March 2021

Australia’s Government Allocates $5.3M for Blockchain Pilot Projects

The money will be spent on two pilot projects intended to show how cost reductions in regulatory compliance are possible with the use of blockchain.

News  ·  12 March 2021

Australian Bitcoin Mining Firm Iris Energy Doubles Pre-IPO Fundraising Target

The Sydney-based data center provider now aims to raise investment of AUS$40 million (US$31 million).

Business  ·  3 March 2021

Mystery Over Why Blockchain Australia Revoked Membership of Crypto Project Qoin

Qoin is unsure why its membership in Austalia's leading blockchain industry group was terminated.

Business  ·  25 February 2021

Bitcoin More Popular Than Gold in Australia, Report Finds

Nearly a quarter of surveyed investors state they plan to hold their investments for more than three years.

News  ·  24 February 2021

Australian Man Arrested for Trying to Launder $4.3M With Bitcoin

The man was arrested in his car, where police found $1 million in cash, cocaine and electronic devices.

Policy & regulation  ·  22 February 2021

Australia’s Blockchain Ecosystem Needs More Support From Regulators, Says Industry Body

Blockchain Australia CEO Steve Vallas believes the country is "well placed" when it comes to blockchain, but financial regulators need to take a more active role.

Policy & regulation  ·  15 February 2021

IBM, Top Australian Banks Execute Country’s First Blockchain Bank Guarantee

By digitizing the normally paper process, the Lygos joint venture says it's shown it can speed up bank guarantee issuances.

Business  ·  10 February 2021

Australia’s Central Bank Says Bitcoin ‘Not Really Money,’ No Risk to Financial Stability

The Reserve Bank's assistant governor for financial systems, Michelle Bullock, said there is "a lot of fuss over bitcoin."

Policy & regulation  ·  5 February 2021

Australian Crypto Exchange to Delist BSV Over ‘Bullying’ Threat to Bitcoin Developers

The exchange's CEO said "Recent talk of legal action against developers working to improve the Bitcoin ecosystem proved to be the final straw."

Markets  ·  28 January 2021

Kraken Adds 26 Crypto Trading Pairs to Capture Growing UK, Australia Markets

Kraken's biggest-ever expansion of trading pairs is aimed at growing its presence in the two promising markets.

Markets  ·  21 January 2021