Australia’s central bank is involved with several initiatives focused on blockchain technology, public records show.
Australian financial regulator AUSTRAC is launching a new innovation hub dedicated in part to blockchain research.
Australia’s government has committed funding to develop blockchain standards, while a new roadmap for the initiative has also been released.
Commonwealth Bank plans to keep spending on blockchain tech.
A major bank in Australia is testing blockchain for the exchange of government bonds.
Digital currency advocates in Australia have launched a new code of conduct initiative aimed at promoting self-regulation.
The Australian government’s financial reporting standards agency is pushing for international action in the area of digital currencies.
The ASX is putting its weight behind another blockchain use case, arguing it could improve existing healthcare processes.
A hotel bookings company based in Australia has developed a blockchain proof-of-concept in partnership with Microsoft.
Australian banks looking to buy up blockchain startups might face a roadblock or two.