A recent report made it known that the Australian government has unveiled a national blockchain strategy and roadmap. The federal government has also committed AU$100,000 (~$71,200) in funding for the support of the blockchain industry in the country.
Joint Announcement of Roadmap from Two Ministers
This report is a joint announcement from two ministers, Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews and Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment. According to the two ministers, the new national blockchain strategy and roadmap is designed to make Australia’s nascent blockchain industry into a global leader.
It was also revealed that the roadmap will cover the development of blockchain “regulation, skills and capacity building, innovation, investment, and international competitiveness and collaboration.”
Australia’s Government is Invested in Blockchain Industry
This is not the first time Australia’s liberal national government — under Prime Minister Scott Morrison will be investing in the progress of the…