The Senate Economics References Committee held a public hearing on digital currency as part of an inquiry into how to develop an effective regulatory system for digital currency.
The Australian Department of Human Services added cyber currency ownership to a form disclosing information on the income and assets of age pension claimants.
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.