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Friday, 29 March 2019 10:30

Digital Commerce Association and Blockchain Australia to merge Featured

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ADCA, Blockchain Australia members (l to r): Leigh Travers, Nick Giurietto, Adam Poulton, Katrina Donaghy, Karen Cohen, David Jackson, Ron Tucker, Caleb Yo, Michael Bacina & Jason Lee ADCA, Blockchain Australia members (l to r): Leigh Travers, Nick Giurietto, Adam Poulton, Katrina Donaghy, Karen Cohen, David Jackson, Ron Tucker, Caleb Yo, Michael Bacina & Jason Lee

The Australian Digital Commerce Association and Blockchain Australia have announced plans to merge the two organisations to create what they say will give them a stronger and consistent voice advocating for the blockchain community in Australia.

According to the industry bodies, bringing the two organisations together will allow the whole Australian blockchain community to speak more clearly and consistently to key stakeholders including governments and regulators and “will strengthen the connections between all parts of the Australian blockchain ecosystem”.

Traditionally, ADCA's focus has been on businesses utilising or investigating blockchain technology — from start-ups to SMEs and through to corporates — and it has worked with regulators and policy makers to create a positive environment for blockchain-based innovation.

Blockchain Australia says it has built a strong grassroots network across the wider blockchain community spanning entrepreneurs, developers, investors and many passionate individuals and runs regular MeetUps and policy discussions.

According to the ADCA and Blockchain Australia, combining the skills and energy of the members of both organisations will allow them to achieve “far more together than through separate efforts”.

While some details remain to be finalised, the boards of the two organisations say they are working together to launch the merged entity, to be known as Blockchain Australia, on 1 July, and will introduce new programs for the combined membership.


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Peter Dinham

Peter Dinham - retired and is a "volunteer" writer for iTWire. He is a veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).

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