Posts Tagged ‘Australia’

Australian Regulations for Cryptocurrency Exchanges Introduced

Australia’s new legislative guidelines for the operation of cryptocurrency exchanges were introduced on the 3rd of April 2018. From now on, Australian digital currency exchange businesses will be required to register and comply with anti-money laundering/counter-terrorism financing laws. Australian virtual currency exchanges must also identify and verify the identities of their customers, keep certain records for […]

Australian Tax Agency Seeks Public Input Concerning Cryptocurrency Taxes

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has been researching how to formulate regulatory guidelines for taxing cryptocurrencies recently. This week the ATO is seeking input from Australian residents concerning how the country should tax digital assets. Australian citizens who want to participate in giving public feedback can do so until April 20, 2018, by visiting ATO’s […]

8 out of 10 Aussie Bitcoin traders are men

Eighty-three per cent of the 312,633 customers registered across seven Australian exchanges at the end of 2017 were male, according to joint research by the Australian Digital Commerce Association (ADCA) and Accenture. ADCA chief executive Nicholas Giuretto said the findings also showed their was an appetite for digital currencies in Australia, and urged regulators and businesses […]

Sydney startup hub hosts China blockchain mission

A delegation of about 50 Chinese technology leaders has visited the Sydney Startup Hub to meet with New South Wales (NSW) startups and learn more about the state’s blockchain and fintech capabilities. The Sydney Startup Hub event provided a unique opportunity for NSW to showcase its blockchain capabilities to some of China’s leading technology businesses and the […]