Supermarkets must accept cash

Supermarkets selling essential food and household goods are not accepting Australian banknotes issued by the Reserve Bank of Australia as payment for goods and services. Some Woolies Metro supermarket outlets in Sydney and Melbourne have attracted a flood of criticism on social media for refusing to accept cash as payment for food and essential items. “It is time for the

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EXPERTS LINE UP TO SLAM CSIRO COVID CASH LINK

Widely reported research published this week in Virology Journal by the CSIRO and the Australian Centre for Disease Preparedness (ADCP) in Geelong found that COVID-19 can survive for significant periods on non-porous surfaces. The experiment was conducted in a dark area, with artificial mediums using high loads of virus. Professor of Infectious Diseases, Peter Collignon from the Australian National University

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SINGLE MUM GUIDE TO BUDGET 2020

$250 bonus payment for Christmas to FTB parents but ParentsNext is back along with cuts to JobSeeker, JobKeeper and childcare subsidies. This is the single mum guide to budget 2020. https://singlemum.com.au/australia-single-mum-budget-2020?utm_source=Single+Parent+Australia+Mailing+List&utm_campaign=622518cb4f-Single+parent+call-out+-+Daily+Mail+Austr_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4d191119fd-622518cb4f-712338773

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WHO WILL BENEFIT AND WHO WILL LOSE FROM BUDGET 2020?

Families, taxpayers, small business, young workers win from budget 2020 but JobSeekers miss out on the bonus Christmas payments and Victorians get no special deals. This wrap for Josh Frydenberg’s second budget is from Kidspot: https://www.kidspot.com.au/news/how-you-and-your-family-will-benefit-from-the-2019-federal-budget/news-story/757c5930a8d0e51b10410b887f1e94f2

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Review of The Social Dilemma on netflix

Netflix’s The Social Dilemma exposes the human impact of social media engineering – for profit. Netflix’s “The Social Dilemma,” is a top ten trending documentary-drama exploring the dangerous human impact of social engineering based on data. This is social media’s greatest tech experts sounding the alarm on their own monster creations. Released last week, The Social Dilemma focusses on the

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say no to the cashless society

They said digital payments would defeat criminals, terrorists and money launderers but the opposite has turned out to be true. Money laundering through banks, hackers blackmailing legitimate listed companies for cryptocurrency payoffs and regular outages by my bank’s Eftpos system show cash may be our last bulwark against the crims and the thieves. Card companies and banks implied that cash

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RESERVE BANK REJECTS DIGITAL CURRENCY, SAYS CASH IS SAFE

The Reserve Bank of Australia’s latest Quarterly Bulletin has rejected the idea of issuing a digital currency for Australia. Long held up as the future of the ‘physical’ currency, a digital currency is a verified token or account that could replace actual notes and coins without a bank or a card company involved. It’s real money online, issued by the RBA, worth

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RBA must protect our right to use cash

The Reserve Bank of Australia recognised the essential role of cash in the economy in last week’s Payment System Board update: The PSB noted “the importance of the community continuing to have good access to cash withdrawal and deposit services, even as the overall use of cash for transactions declines.” However, unlike the RBNZ, the RBA does not propose concrete

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