The government of Australia offered a grant of A$3 million each to two blockchain pilots to develop solutions for the mineral supply chain and the food and beverage industry.
The funds will go to two pilots looking into reducing the cost of regulatory compliance through blockchain integration.
Iris Energy has raised its funding round target to AU$40 million, equivalent to US$31 million, up from an original target of AU$20 million.
Dean Little and Nick Carton from BitPing join Jon Southurst to talk about whether being a developer in Australia is different to the rest of the world, and of course about BitPing.
In a discussion paper, the federal government said investment in public sector staff and reusable technology would help usher in a new era of progress.
The Australian Border Force has partnered with two separate regulatory agencies in Singapore, to run a pilot of digital verification schemes on the blockchain to streamline cross-border trade.
John Bigatton is accused of operating an unregistered managed investment scheme and providing financial advice without a license to do so, contrary to the laws of Australia.
Andrew Bragg said blockchain “may well be the solution to one-touch government with international transactions in real time.”
Reserve Bank of Australia has announced plans for a CBDC proof-of-concept; the bank says the project will be finished by the end of the year.
The Australian Securities Exchange said the decision comes “after extensive industry consultation and a comprehensive project review.”
Huobi users in Australia, EU and UK will be allowed to purchase up to $20,000 worth of digital currencies in AUD, EUR or GBP.