Australian Government Unveils National Blockchain Roadmap

The Morrison Government has unveiled a national blockchain strategy and roadmap that potentially could make Australia one of the leaders in the fintech sector. The news was announced in a joint media release from two Australian ministries on March 18, Cointelegraph reports.

Australia to Tighten Controls over Cryptocurrency

Australia is about to become one of the first countries to use anti-terrorism laws in relation to cryptocurrency.

Old Bitcoiner Had a Farm: Ten Amazing Mining Facilities

Cryptocurrency mining has become not only a multi-billion business, but also an area for artistic self-expression. Considering the fierce competition on the market, miners have to come up with unusual solutions. In this feature, ForkLog covers some of the most breathtaking projects in bitcoin mining industry.

Blockchain and Politics: Australian Party to Use The Tech For Direct Democracy

Australian Flux Party intends to use bitcoin in replacing representative democracy with a digital counterpart to direct democracy, Reuters reported.

Australian Regulator Concludes Banks Had No Сollusion to Freeze Bitcoin Companies’ Accounts

According to Australian Financial Review, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has concluded the local banks did not go into huddle by blocking their services to several bitcoin companies. The regulator said no further investigation of the matter is required. The publication references to the letter by the ACCC’s chairman Rod Sims to senator […]

Bitcoin Group Withholds Its IPO for the Fifth Time

According to the Sydney Morning Herald, local bitcoin company Bitcoin Group seeking to be listed on the ASX, has to release yet another supplementary prospectus, which is a third in a row, and withhold its listing until January. This delay is caused by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, which so far has relased two […]