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Activities thus far

  • February 1st, 2024

    Treasury Meeting

    We met with the Treasury to discuss our concerns regarding their proposal to regulate digital asset platforms.

  • November 22nd, 2023

    Fraud Prevention Webinar

    ABIB Members held a video meeting with Monoova to discuss how to reduce and prevent fraud.

  • November 21st, 2023

    Change of Guards

    Daniel Alexiuc stepped down as Director, replaced by Elmo Stoop. 

    Jeremy stepped down as CEO.

    David stepped down as Secretary, replaced by Bayani Mills.

  • July 12th, 2023

    Bitcoin Petition

    We made a petition (Australia Should HODL Bitcoin) to the Australian Parliament House. The petition was approved by the petition committee and has been sent to the Treasurer for review.

  • June 16th, 2023

    Attorney General Submission

    We made a submission to the consultation process of the Attorney General’s Modernising Australia’s anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism financing regime.

  • June 16th, 2023

    Open Letter to Commonwealth Bank

    We wrote an open letter to Commonwealth Bank regarding their restrictions on payments to bitcoin exchanges. Since then, other banks have also implemented delays or bans on transfer to bitcoin exchanges with little to no transparency.

  • May 26th, 2023

    Webinar - Wills and SMSF

    Held a webinar with Sponsor and Tax Lawyer Adam Ahmed to discuss inheritance planning for personal and SMSF assets.

  • April 4th, 2023

    Digital Assets Bill

    We reviewed the Digital Assets Bill that has been presented to Parliament and are consulting with key stakeholders regarding the implications.

  • March 2nd, 2023

    AUSTRAC Meeting

    Facilitated bi-annual meeting between members and AUSTRAC.

  • March 3rd, 2023

    Treasury Submission

    We provided Treasury with our position on their Token Mapping consultation paper.

  • December 5th, 2022

    Treasury Laws Amendment Feedback

    We made a submission to the Australian Parliament House regarding their proposed Treasury Laws Amendment (2022 Measures No. 4) Bill 2022.

  • November 14th, 2022

    Central Bank Digital Currencies

    We reviewed the RBA’s CBDC pilot program and provided our position on the pilot via Twitter.

  • September 30th, 2022

    Treasury Consultation

    We provided Treasury with our position regarding their intention to introduce legislation that aims at “Clarifying crypto not taxed as foreign currency”

  • September 30th, 2022

    Board of Taxation Consultation

    We provided the Board of Taxation with our position regarding their intention to review the tax treatment of digital assets and transactions

  • September 22nd, 2022

    CEO Elections

    Jeremy Majid was appointed CEO

  • September 12th, 2022

    NSW Gov Consultation

    We made a submission to NSW government as part of their consultation request on nationally consistent scheme to access digital records upon death or loss of decision-making capacity

  • August 18th, 2022

    AUSTRAC Consultation

    The members provided to AUSTRAC feedback on draft guidance to Australian Financial Institutions regarding customers in higher risk sectors

  • July 14th, 2022

    AUSTRAC Meeting

    Our members, which are all the Aussie Bitcoin Exchanges, had a second and very productive meeting with AUSTRAC (Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre)

  • July 4th, 2022

    Annual General Meeting

    All Members and Sponsors were invited to the meeting where we discussed past activities, future plans and financials

  • May 22, 2022

    Treasury Submission

    We submitted our response to Treasury in regards to ‘Crypto asset secondary service providers: Licensing and custody requirements’

  • Apr 29, 2022

    Federal Elections Survey

    We sent an email to over 800 federal elections’ candidates asking them 3 Bitcoin related questions:

    1. What is your position on Bitcoin?

    2. Do you accept Bitcoin donations?

    3. Do you believe that “crypto” should be regulated as a whole or do you believe there are several categories within “crypto” (eg. stable-coins, security tokens, etc) and that Bitcoin deserves its own category, and thus its own separate regulations (much like in other countries)?

    See the few replies we received here.

  • April 24, 2022

    AUSPOL and Mining Committees

    The ‘Australian Politics Committee’ and the ‘Bitcoin Mining Committee’ were formed

  • Feb 9, 2022

    El Salvador Embassy Meeting

    Our Members and Sponsors were invited to a video meeting with El Salvador Embassy in Australia and the Bitcoin Office in El Salvador

  • Dec 9, 2021

    AUSTRAC Meeting

    Our members, which are all the Aussie Bitcoin Exchanges, had a first and very productive meeting with AUSTRAC (Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre)

  • Sep 13, 2001


    we sent out a submission to the Senate Committee Hearing on Australia as a Technology and Financial Centre. Download the submission by clicking here.

  • Sep 9, 2021

    Website went live

    Yes, we didn’t have a website for the first 2 weeks. Can you imagine?

  • Aug 27, 2021


    This is when the Australian Bitcoin Industry Body (ABIB) was born