Australia's federal science agency CSIRO and CommBank have trialed a blockchain payments prototype they say could save "hundreds of millions" a year.
A 23-year-old woman from Sydney, Australia, has been arrested over the alleged theft of XRP worth over $300,000 at the time.
A new stablecoin launching on the Stellar network is pegged to the Australian dollar and is being pitched for consumer and business use.
Australia's Digital Transformation Agency says blockchain is hyped by firms working with the tech and still has better alternatives.
An Australian ICO project planning raise up to $50 million has been halted by the country's securities regulator.
The New South Wales state government is trialing blockchain tech from ChromaWay as part of a bid to digitize property conveyance by next summer.
Australians with disabilities may soon have an easier way to settle insurance payments, thanks to a blockchain initiative from CommBank and CSIRO.
Shares in the ASX-listed blockchain firm DigitalX slumped Friday after it revealed it is facing a legal claim from investors in an ICO it advised.
Australian federal body CSIRO says a blockchain network it developed has achieved 30,000 transactions per second in a global test.
Australia's securities regulator said late last week that it has halted five initial coin offerings (ICOs) in as many months.