As more and more Australians adopt Tap-and-Go payments, small businesses are suffering under crippling transaction fees despite a promise from the big four banks to reduce costs. The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics recommended banks introduce the least-cost routing of their tap-and-go payments for debit cards by April 1 2018. Yet despite this, they… Read more »
Advancements in technology are forcing cash to gradually become redundant, and the government is in favour of cashing in coins for digital dollars. There are many valid arguments both for and against a cashless economy (keep reading for details), but ultimately it is the government and the powers that be that will dictate how we… Read more »
Rose Street Market will become the first Australian market to go cashless.