Jason Lee, Vice President for NEM Foundation was recently invited to contribute to the Australia National Blockchain Roadmap Industry Consultation by Federal Minister Karen Andrews from the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science on October 14th in Canberra, Australia's capital city.


The National Blockchain Roadmap is a clear commitment from the Australian Government to the blockchain industry in terms of support and guidance. The Roadmap also provides information and education, helping all Australian’s to realize the economic potential of this important technology.



The roadmap is being guided by an expert Advisory Committee, comprising of government, Blockchain Australia, CRSIRO Data 61 (Australia's national research agency), RMIT (university) and blockchain businesses and experts.

The NEM Foundation has been present in Australia since 2017 and is committed to the development of the National Blockchain Roadmap. The Foundation sees its role as a member of Blockchain Australia as a critical part of its overall Enterprise-focused strategy.

In the evening, an industry reception for the blockchain committee was held to meet with the Parliamentarians, who will determine regulations for our industry at Parliament House. Selected blockchain thought leaders were also invited including some of our past and existing partners.

About NEM Blockchain

NEM’s blockchain platform was designed and coded from the ground up for scale and speed. Designed as a Smart Asset Blockchain, NEM is specialized to be configurable to manage existing enterprise pieces through its API compatibility. Its permissioned private blockchain delivers industry-leading transaction rates for internal ledgers. And its revolutionary consensus mechanism and the Supernode program ensure that NEM’s open, public blockchain can grow without ever compromising throughput or stability.

About NEM Foundation

NEM is led by an international network of elected individuals with a broad range of expertise. The main goal of the NEM Foundation is to support the growth of NEM on a global scale.

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