Goodbye cash and cheques, faster electronic payments are nearly here

It's one of the most important pieces of public infrastructure so far this century, but most people haven't heard of it.

It's called the National Payments Platform or NPP and, after several years in the making, it's finally going live soon after Australia Day.

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Source:  http://www.smh.com.au/comment/goodbye-cash-and-cheques-faster-electronic-payments-are-nearly-here-20180101-h0c41k.html