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Australian Government Looks to Blockchain for Trade Modernization

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Australia’s Department of Home Affairs (DHA) is looking to blockchain technology to provide secure and transparent international trade and supply chain management. The department is hoping to modernize international trade management in the country and is pushing for a pan-governmental framework for emerging technologies, including blockchain, AI and the internet of things, to provide real-time Read More

Australian Blockchain Firm Strikes $190 Million Crypto Mining Deal

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Advertisement Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Sydney-based IoT Group, an ASX-listed firm, has inked a deal with the Australian reseller of Bitfury’s bitcoin mining hardware to kickstart a mining operation if it can get a decommissioned coal plant up and running again. In an announcement and Read More

Foreigners enchanted with Japan’s perfect powder are changing the face of its ski towns

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Long queues for chairlifts and hours-long traffic jams on highways to Japan’s mountains characterized the ski boom that accompanied the economic bubble of the 1980s and early 1990s. With the bursting of that bubble, so went the country’s ski industry. According to the Japan Productivity Center, a non-governmental organization, the number of people Read More

New AML/CTF Rules for Australia’s Cryptocurrency Exchanges Become Effective Today

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Australia’s digital currency exchanges are now required to register with the country’s financial intelligence agency in a bid to combat money laundering and counter-terrorism, starting from today. AUSTRAC published a new page today detailing the new requirements for digital currency exchanges to meet anti-money laundering (AML) and counter terrorist financing (CTF) regulations. Effective from the Read More

Australia Seeks Public Input on Crypto Tax Guidelines

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Australia’s government wants to hear from the public about its tax treatment of cryptocurrencies. The Australian Tax Office (ATO) said Monday that it has updated its guidelines for cryptocurrencies on Mar. 13, following an increase in queries from taxpayers. As a result, officials have launched a public comment process in order to “understand practical issues experienced Read More

2 Coloradans Injured In Great Barrier Reef Helicopter Crash That Killed 2 Others

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The Great Barrier Reef (credit: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images) BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — A helicopter carrying American tourists crashed at a coral-viewing site on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, killing two passengers from Hawaii and injuring two others from Colorado, police said. The helicopter pilot pulled one passenger from the wreckage after Wednesday’s crash but desperate attempts Read More

RMIT University Launches Australia’s First Blockchain Course

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RMIT, an Australian public research university, has launched Australia’s first university Blockchain course, according to Business Insider Australia. The 8-week course, entitled “Developing Blockchain Strategy”, was designed by RMIT’s Blockchain Innovation Hub and partners with consulting firm Accenture and fintech hub Stone & Chalk. The online course description promises a practical program that goes beyond Read More

World’s First Cryptocurrency Airport In Brisbane

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Brisbane Airport (BNE) will soon become the first cryptocurrency airport terminal, according to reports from local media. The airport is working with local and international companies to make the entire terminal cryptocurrency friendly, with stores, coffee shops and restaurants accepting Bitcoin, Ether and Dash. The move to digital currencies makes sense for the airport, as the number of crypto Read More

Australian Taxation Office Creates Task Force to Go After Bitcoin Traders

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Taxes Are you an Australian citizen and worried you might not be paying all the taxes you are due on your bitcoin investments? Well, worry no more because the government is here to help. A group of experts has been assembled to make sure no satoshi goes untaxed in the land down under. Also Read: Read More

African Australians say they’ve been racially vilified and are pushing back

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Brisbane, Australia Australia’s young African population is pushing back at what they see as a racially sensationalized portrayal of their place in Australian society by politicians and the local media. Prime minister Malcolm Turnbull started off the year on Jan. 1 by warning Australians of the threats posed by supposed criminal gangs of African descent Read More