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Blockchain is an emerging technology that can improve business processes and generate efficiencies across data-intensive sectors of the economy. Businesses are already applying blockchain across a wide range of industries, such as:

  • financial services and trade
  • agriculture
  • energy, resources and water
  • education credentials and occupational licensing
  • healthcare and pharmaceuticals

Prioritising blockchain

Australia’s National Blockchain Roadmap sets out a strategy for government, industry and researchers to realise the opportunities and address challenges unique to blockchain.

The roadmap proposes 12 signposts for a blockchain-empowered future.

The National Blockchain Roadmap Steering Committee is overseeing roadmap implementation and progressing the signposts. Four working groups support the committee to explore blockchain:

  • supply chains
  • credentialing
  • cybersecurity
  • regulatory compliance.

Implementing blockchain across government

The APS Blockchain Network is a network for public servants from all levels of the Australian Government to share their experiences in blockchain technology and learn more about it.

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Last updated: 20 June 2022

Content ID: 68904