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Bitcoin Investment

Bitcoin Fund Now Allows 300k Australians to Invest in BTC

Australia’s financial regulator has given its approval nod to fintech startup Raiz to offer its Bitcoin investment retail fund. The news marks a watershed moment for the Australian...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 4 days ago
RBA to Block Facebook's Libra in Australia
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RBA to Block Facebook’s Libra in Australia

Australia is the latest country to reject Libra — Facebook’s proposed digital currency payment project. The country’s central bank also says sovereign digital currencies are...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 2 weeks ago
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Bitcoin

Bitcoin for Charity: BTC Donations are on for Australian Bush Fires

A Bitcoin donation address has been opened to supply aid for the Australian bushfires raging this dry season. The BTC address offers a borderless way to make contributions for relief...

Christine Vasileva | 3 weeks ago
Australia revoke 3 cryptocurrency licenses
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Australia Revokes 3 Cryptocurrency Exchange Licenses

Are authorities in Australia starting to turn bearish on cryptocurrency as we enter a new year? The nation’s AML Agency ‘AUSTRAC’ has now revoked three of its...

Christina Comben | 1 month ago
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Second Largest Australian Bank Broke AML Laws More Than 23 Million...

Westpac, Australia’s second-largest bank, violated money laundering laws 23 million times and could be fined AUD21 million (US$15.7 million) per breach. Westpac Banking Corp, the...

Ali | 2 months ago
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Bitcoin

Australians Warned Over Cryptocurrency-Heavy Self Managed Pensions

The Australian Tax office has sent out 18,000 warning letters to Self Managed Super Funds (SMSFs). The letters target those who have invested over 90% of retirement funds in a single...

Emilio Janus | 5 months ago
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Australia Wants To Limit Cash Payments Not Cryptocurrency

Draft legislation from Australia’s Department of Treasury has proposed limits on cash payments exceeding $10,000. Interestingly, cryptocurrency is not negatively mentioned in the...

Eustace Cryptus | 6 months ago
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Bitcoin

Bitcoin Is Not Unnecessary, ‘Bitcoin Ban’ Is

Peter Switzer of the Switzer Financial Group says Bitcoin is unnecessary and should be banned. Again With the Pre-Enlightenment FUD Every so often, anti-Bitcoin rhetoric rears its...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 7 months ago
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Bitcoin Taxes

Australia Tax Office Tries To Track Down Cryptocurrency-Tax Evaders

Thus far, Australian cryptocurrency traders have been able to avoid the gaze of the tax man without too much effort. But this week, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) launched a...

Emilio Janus | 9 months ago
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Bitcoin Service

Binance Opens ‘New’ Cash-for-Crypto Service in Australia...

Binance has announced the launch of a ‘new’ platform in Australia to buy Bitcoin with cash across 1,300 Newsagent locations across the country. The exact same service...

Georgi Georgiev | 10 months ago
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Two Australian Cryptocurrency Exchanges Suspended Following an Arrest

Two cryptocurrency exchanges in Australia have been suspended following raids of the Australian Federal Police and the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre (AUSTRAC). One...

Georgi Georgiev | 11 months ago
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Bitcoin

Huobi Closes Australian Office Due To ‘Poor Market...

Huobi Australia has announced on social media that its office will close as of 26th February 2019. All operations will transfer to Huobi Global headquarters in Singapore. The company...

Emilio Janus | 11 months ago

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