A Bitcoin kiosk located in a café was reportedly seized by Australian police during a series of raids against a motorcycle gang involved in drug smuggling. A police spokesman stated that due to the attractiveness of cryptocurrencies to criminals, the kiosk would be imaged by law enforcement computer experts, and the investigation would proceed from

The Senate Economics References Committee launched an inquiry into how to develop an effective regulatory system for digital currency, the potential impact of digital currency technology on the Australian economy, and how Australia can take advantage of digital currency technology.