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Australia and Japan showcase cross-border verifiable credentials

In recent years, Australia and Japan have both launched digital identity initiatives allowing their citizens to verify themselves online. The…

 

Mobile driver’s licenses continue to pick up speed

Mobile driver’s licenses (mDLs) are among the final pieces of a fully-realized digital wallet ecosystem that would see us permanently…

 

Facebook introduces Yoti age estimation in Australia ahead of global rollout

Meta Australia is introducing age verification for the country’s Facebook users if they try to edit their age from under…

 

Australia seeks testing provider for outsourced age verification trial

The Department of Communications will soon commence a trial for age verification technologies in Australia. This initiative is part of…

 

NSW launches digital inclusion strategy consultation on equitable service access

The New South Wales (NSW) government has initiated a call to action for local communities, industries, community organizations, and government…

 

Age verification comes to social media as age of unregulated use nears an end

If trends continue, social media is set to follow in the path of cigarettes: an activity benefitting early from lax…

 

Australia’s age verification trial for porn sites extends to cover social media

Friction over age assurance laws for online pornography is heating up in Australia. ABC News reports on varying reactions to…

 

Victorians sign up for mobile driving licenses in droves but let down at the pub

Victoria reports 200,000 people signing up for mobile driving licenses (mDLs) within the first 48 hours of their introduction this…

 

Digital identity protection tool backed by Australian bank sends alerts for fraud

The venture scaling arm of Australia’s biggest bank has launched a digital identity protection tool that will alert users to…

 

Australia outlines new budget for digital ID scheme

Australia’s federal government has earmarked AU$288.1 million (US$190.9 million) for the national digital identity program which will begin its rollout…

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