Buying beers with Ethereum

Posted by on Sep 21, 2017 in Meetup, Merchants, Point of Sale | No Comments

After last nights Brisbane Ethereum meetup, the usual suspects headed down to one of the Valleys coolest bars, the The Treehouse Cafe & Bar to buy a few Green Beacon frothies with Ethereum (and Bitcoin). The service to facilitate payments has been rolled out by Brisbane based, “TravelbyBit”, who aims to encourage travels to travel with crypto […]

Dymocks book store at Carindale now accepting bitcoin!

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015 in Merchants, Point of Sale | No Comments

I am very please and excited to announce that the Dymocks book store at Carindale are now accepting bitcoin.  A small but very important step in getting “high street” retailers to a accept bitcoin. We installed the CoinKite terminal on site and get them up and running within minutes. To test the installation, I purchased the book […] goes live!

Posted by on Feb 19, 2015 in Merchants | No Comments

Bitcoin Brisbane and founder of have launched  Read the CoinDesk write up here.


Posted by on Sep 21, 2014 in Merchants, Payments, Thoughts | No Comments

Last week’s Meetup was about buying and selling Bitcoins, but as often is the case, discussions often wander across a range of interesting topics. That week someone asked about tax implications and I thought it was an important enough topic worthy of further investigation. We had two tax accountants in the audience so some of […]

Bitcoin helps your style

Posted by on Aug 12, 2014 in Merchants, Point of Sale, Reviews | No Comments

Lets be honest, most Bitcoin owners are 20 to 30 something males, who work in IT.   Sterotypes are often based on truth, so we can assume they aren’t the most fashion conscious amongst us. Until Prada accept bitcoin, we can at least fine tune your hair do at Xin Twenty One.   This salon […]

Coffee with Bitcoin at Roastery Cafe

Posted by on May 20, 2014 in Merchants, Payments | 2 Comments

This morning, Mark and I went to the Roastery Cafe, in South Brisbane to confirm the rumours about what has been described as Brisbane’s best flat white with Bitcoin. To be honest, I hadn’t heard about this cafe, but on approach at 7am I was delighted to see an army of Mamils (middle aged men in […]

Jims Jerky makes the Courier Mail

Posted by on Apr 6, 2014 in Merchants, Payments, Point of Sale | No Comments

Business owner Matt has made the weekend edition of the Courier Mail for accepting Bitcoin at his biltong kiosk at Westfield Carindale. Full write up at

Buy your Jerky with Bitcoins!

Posted by on Mar 15, 2014 in Integration, Merchants | 3 Comments

In what we think is an Australia first,  the brick and mortar store “Jim’s Jerky” is now taking Bitcoins payment!  Its great to see business owners like Matt having the courage to take Bitcoins.  These are the guys that will take Bitcoin into the mainstream. Get down to Westfield at Carindale Queensland.   Thanks Coinkite […]