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Compare Bitcoin Prices In Australia
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Compare Australian Bitcoin Exchanges

Where you buy your bitcoins in Australia matters. If you look at just the fee, or just the price, you could pay over 5% more. Both price and fee should be considered in context with the global averaged bitcoin price. Scroll down for a features table, or a price and fee table.

February update; The S&P / ASX 200 has been added to the investments page (compare a bitcoin investment with gold, silver, and the ASX 200). A privacy policy (brief description) is also now online. The box to the right now does various things;

Feature: If you bought 0.18657 bitcoin ($100 worth) at CoinJar and sold it at CoinSpot you would lose $-0.91 (at 10:30pm).

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Buying $100 Worth Of Bitcoin (Value)

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Bitcoin Exchange Features Comparison Table

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CompareBitcoin's Business Model* Risk Rating.
Ratings based on risk assessment of standardised business models, not the actual exchanges reputation (see notes below table).Exchange rating
Exchange Name Founder/ Owner Listed On Website?
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Provides Proof Of Solvency Or Stock
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Value After $100 BTC Buy
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Buy And Sell Fee
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Supports KYC / is anti crime?
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Accepts EFT Deposits
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Accepts Cash Deposits (via bank counter)
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Can Buy Without Sign Up?
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Can Buy Without Mobile Phone?
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Online Wallet?
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Private data NOT corporatised by Google Analytics?
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Business Model
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BTC Markets aYes zNo $97 B 0.85%
S 0.85%
zYes GreenID aYes POLi zNo zNo maybe aYes zNo
CoinTree aYes aYes+ info $96 B 2%
S 0%
zYes
GreenID
aYes POLi aYes zNo aYes aYes zNo
CoinJar aYes zNo $98
B 1%
S 1%
zYes GreenID aYes POLi + BPAY zNo zNo zNo aYes zNo
BuyaBitcoin aYes zNo $94 B 4.90% aNo zNo aYes aYes zNo zNo zNo
CoinSpot aYes zNo $96 B 0.8%
S 0.4%
aNo but not for EFT aYes POLi zNo zNo aYes aYes zNo
Bit Trade aYes zNo $92 B 4.9%
S 0%
zYes GreenID aYes POLi zNo zNo zNo zNo zNo
Coin Loft zNo zNo $95 B 5.00% aNo zNo aYes aYes zNo zNo zNo
Independent Reserve aYes zNo $97 B 0.5%
S 0.5%
zYes
GDC
aYes EFT zNo zNo aYes aYes zNo
Has PGP
Living Room of Satoshi aYes zNo Sell only S 0% zYes Deposits to
bank
zNo zNo aYes aYes zNo zNo
Pay off CC or BPAY billRating A+
CompareBitcoin's Business Model* Risk Rating explanation:
Exchanges are "A++" because they are simple and low risk.
Pay-via-exchange marketplaces are "A+" because they are low risk.
Hybrid exchanges (with pay-via-exchange marketplace) are "A" simply because they are new and nobody has heard of a hybrid before (they should be "A+").
Pay-user-to-user marketplaces with a decent reputation system are "B" (GreenID + mobile phone?) or "C" depending on level of verification methods.
"D" is for Pay-user-to-user marketplaces models with a poor reputation system or poor verification methods (risky to use).
* Ratings based on risk assessment of standardised business models, not the actual exchanges reputation.


Bitcoin Exchange Buy Prices and Fees

Prices are live (within 15 minutes). Last updated at 10:30 pm today.
Table shows how much you are left with after buying $100 worth of bitcoin.

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Exchange / Info Deposit Buy/Ask Fee $AUD Price Per Bitcoin
(exc. fee)
Bitcoin received Value
(Bitcoin Average:
$535.99)
Is Business Currently
Operating (latest activity)?
Quick Links
CoinJar
CoinJar.com (opened 2013)
- Asher T and Ryan Z are co-founders.
$100
Deposit

1%
Fee

$542.46
Buy/ask price
0.18250
Bitcoin
$97.82
Value of bitcoin
Is operating.
- Based in the UK.
- Posting on social media in January 2016.
Blog, BT, T, T2, Duck, FB, G+.
BTC Markets
BTCmarkets.net (opened 2014)
- Is a pay-via-exchange marketplace.
- Company owned by William G and Jarrod C.
$100
Deposit
0.85% Fee
(can be reduced with volume discounts)
$549.47
Best ask price from sell order book
0.18045
Bitcoin
$96.72
Value of bitcoin
Is operating.
- Has an ABN.
- Posting on social media in January 2016.
Blog, BT, T, T2, Duck, FB, G+.
BuyaBitcoin
BuyaBitcoin.com.au (opened 2014)
- Domenic C is a co-founder.
- The same company also runs SellaBitcoin.com.au
$100
Deposit
4.90%
Fee
$544.00
Buy/ask price
0.17482
Bitcoin
$93.70
Value of bitcoin
Is operating.
- Has an ABN.
- Posting on their blog and in social media in February 2016.
Blog, BT, T, T2, Duck, FB.
CoinTree
CoinTree.com.au (reopened June 2015)
- Co-founders are Shane S, and Matt K.
$100
Deposit
2%
Fee
$546.39
Buy/ask price
0.17936
Bitcoin
$96.13
Value of bitcoin
Is operating.
- Has an ABN.
- Posting on social media in February 2016.
- Website was online from Oct. 2014 to May 2015 but even if you sign up, you could not deposit funds to buy bitcoin. This has now changed since June 2015.

Blog, BT, T, T2, Duck, FB.

CoinSpot
CoinSpot.com.au (opened 2013)
- Is a pay-via-exchange marketplace.
- Founder is Russell W.
$100
Deposit
0.8%
Fee
$552.23
Best ask price from sell order book
0.17963
Bitcoin
$96.28
Value of bitcoin
Is operating.
- Has an ABN.
- Posting on social media in January 2016.
Blog, BT, T, T2, Duck, FB, G+.
Coin Loft
CoinLoft.com.au (opened 2013)
- Founder/owner not listed on website.
$100
Deposit
5.00%
Fee
$538.13
Buy/ask price

(Inc. fee: $565.04)
0.17653
Bitcoin
$94.62
Value of bitcoin
Is operating.
- Has an ABN.
- Answering emails in January 2016.
Blog, BT, T, T2, Duck.
Bit Trade
BtradeAustralia.com (opened 2013)
- R. Tucker is the managing director.
$100
Deposit
4.9%
Fee
$555.79
Buy/ask price
0.17111
Bitcoin
$91.71
Value of bitcoin
Is operating.
- Has an ABN.
- Posting on social media in January 2016.
BT, T, T2, Duck, FB.
Independent Reserve
IndependentReserve.com (opened 2014)
- Is a pay-via-exchange marketplace.
- Adrian P is Chief Executive Officer.
$100
Deposit
0.5%
Fee
(can be reduced with volume discounts)
$547.05
Best ask price from sell order book
0.18189
Bitcoin
$97.49
Value of bitcoin
Is operating.
- Has an ABN.
- Posting on blog and social media in February 2016.
News, BT, T, T2, Duck, FB.
Living Room of Satoshi (LRoS)
LivingRoomOfSatoshi.com (opened 2014)
- Daniel A is founder/owner.
- Conversion rate here.
Sell bitcoin only (no buying bitcoin) > see sell page.

- Pay BPAY bills with bitcoin (or pay off your credit card).
Is operating.
- Has an ABN.
- Posting on social media in January 2016.
BT, Red, T, T2, Duck, FB.
Exchange / Info Deposit Buy/Ask Fee (+GST?) $AUD Price Per Bitcoin
(exc. fee)
Bitcoin received Value
(Bitcoin Average Price:
$535.99)
Is Business Currently
Operating?
(latest activity)
Quick Links

Note that the "$AUD Price Per Bitcoin" calculation on marketplace exchanges is based on buying $100 volume of bitcoin (if there are many tiny orders on a marketplace exchange then the order volume gets added up to $100 worth and that is the price listed here).

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Other Bitcoin Exchanges Or Businesses That Accept $AUD for Bitcoin

(Exchanges that don't/can't provide a price feed to CompareBitcoins, new exchanges, quiet exchanges, defunct exchanges, etc.)
This section is more an 'archive style' than current events, it's not updated as often as the above content.

Exchange Is Business Currently Operating? (+ info)
Noghi
- Noghi.com.au (opened 2014)
- Service offers BPAY and Electronic Funds Transfers (Australia only) for paying your bills.
- Founder/owner not listed on website.
Is operating when last checked.
- Has an ABN.
- Answering emails in July 2015.
- Quick links: BT, T, T2, Duck, FB.
LocalBitcoins
LocalBitcoins.com
- CEO is Jeremias K.
Is operating when last checked.
- At LocalBitcoins.com you can meet an Australian buyer in person and pay cash or use EFT if the seller allows it (they also have escrow).
- Note that LocalBitcoins.com is not registered as a business in Australia (they are based in Finland).
- Watch out for low reputation users or low frequency users.
- Posting on social media in December 2015.
- Quick links: BT, T, T2, Duck, FB.
Brighton Peak (marketplace exchange)
BrightonPeak.com
- Managing Director is Surya W.
- Scripts like Google Analytics blocking safe preview (probably operating)?
- Has an ABN.
- New exchange started December 2015.
- A request to be listed on CompareBitcoins was made in December 2015. I am waiting to see how things go for a month before listing consideration.
- Quick links: BT, T, T2, Duck, FB.
MonetaGo (marketplace exchange)
MonetaGo.com
- CEO is Jesse C (is 1 of 4 founders).
Status unknown (scripts like Google Analytics blocking safe preview?). I spoke to Tad about being listed on CompareBitcoins and I was testing his API but he didn't reply to my email...
- Has an ABN.
- Based in New York (USA) with an Australian subsidiary based in Sydney. Has exchanges in multiple countries/currencies including Australia (you can deposit with EFT).
- Launched in April 2015.
- Posting on social media in December 2015.
- Quick links: BT, T, T2, Duck, FB.
igot
igot.com (opened 2013)
- Founder is Rick D.
Is operating (when last checked) with serious problems for months.
- There are just too many problems with igot to keep them on CompareBitcoins* even if I display a long list of their problems and warnings. Problems occurred from May 2015 to January 2016 with some users not getting their igot $AUD/bitcoin for weeks/months.
- * igot used to be listed in the main sections above but were removed on 06-01-2016.
- Problems include;
+ Reveal list of problems
- Posting on social media in December.
- Had this ABN, but now it's this ABN?, although that guy in that ABN is no longer with the company?
- Quick links: Blog, BT, T, T2, Duck, FB, G+.
Australian Bitcoin ATM's
ABAtech.com.au
- Buy at an ATM in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra.
- Founder is Chris G.
Possibly operating???
- Has an ABN.
- ABAtech was listed on CompareBitcoins but there has been no price API access for CompareBitcoins since November 2014.
- Not replying to multiple emails in March 2015!
- Quick links: Blog, BT, T, T2, Duck, FB.
Get Bitcoin
GetBitcoin.com.au (opened 2013)
- Business partnership with Harry D and Max S.
Out of stock for many months.
- Has an ABN.
- Posting on social media in July 2015.
- They were out of bitcoin stock from December 2014 to early February 2015. They are also out of stock for since May all the way through to December 2015.
- Quick links: Blog, BT, T, T2, Duck, G+.
Purchase Bitcoin (non-marketplace exchange)
PurchaseBitcoin.com.au
- Founder/owner not listed on website.
- Possible founder/owner might be Karthik M.
Possibly operating but looks dodgy and deceptive.
- About page in most of 2014 said: "Purchase bitcoin has been seeling bitcoins for over 5 years" but has now been changed to "3 years" as of March 2015. His ABN was activated in August 2013.
- Home page from May 2014 to June 2014 says: "32455521 Bitcoins we sold so far" and later (in July 2014 and August 2014) the number was "32455548 bitcoin", in September 2014: "229 bitcoin", in November 2014: "231".
- Website redone in January 2015 with poor English, No https/SSL, and general deception (E.g.: "Purchase Bitcoin is the most sought over service of purchasing Bitcoins in Australia" < now removed in April 2015). In December 2015 it still has broken English and no https/SSL.
Bitspark
Bitspark.io
- Founder/owner not listed on website.
No longer a bitcoin exchange.
- Was an exchange based in Hong Kong but they announced on the 29-04-2015 they are no longer going to be a bitcoin exchange.
- They used to accept $AUD local deposits.
- BT, T, T2, Duck, FB, G+.
Spend Bitcoins (was a non-marketplace exchange)
SpendBitcoins.com.au
- Founder/owner is Jeremy W.
Closed (but website is still online).
- Has an ABN.
- 01-07-2014 website said: "... we are no longer offering our bitcoin purchasing service".
- Website down in December 2014 to April 2015 (had an untrusted connection / SSL cert. error?).
- Website back in mid April 2015 as a bitcoin directory listing site.
- In June 2015 the website (SpendBitcoins.com) is being advertised for sale on social media.
BitRocket (ATM company)
BitRocket.co
^ link not clickable due to anonymous ATMs (generally speaking) being a bad match with bitcoins online community of 'personal pro-drug taking/minimal drug cultural responsibilities' attitude. Why?
- Founder/owner not listed on website.
Operating Status Withheld By CompareBitcoins (see note on left)
- Head company is registered in England and Wales, with local Australian ATM operators having their own ABN.
Bit2Bit (ATM company)
Bit2Bit.co
^ link not clickable due to anonymous ATMs (generally speaking) being a bad match with bitcoins online community of 'personal pro-drug taking/minimal drug cultural responsibilities' attitude. Why?
- Founder/owner not listed on website.
Operating Status Withheld By CompareBitcoins (see note on left)
- Has an ABN.
- Has ATMs in Brisbane, Canberra and Sydney. The ATM in Brisbane was ceased by police but has been returned to Bit2Bit and is now operating again.
- Website has bugs from August 2014 to August 2015 (map tile errors in some browsers: Firefox, Tor, and SeaMonkey, etc.). In December 2015 the ATM map doesn't even load.
Coiny (pay-user-to-user marketplace)
Coiny.com.au (opened 15-04-15)
- Isuru F and Ollie R are co-founders (they both previously ran CoinSect.com which closed in April 2015).
Closed.
- Has an ABN.
- Users with a higher trade history reduce the chance of charge-backs.
- Had a "Best 'SMS verified' buy offer" price listed on CompareBitcoins but Coiny went down for maintenance in late September 2015 and is still down into February 2016. I got an email from a user in February 2016 that "Coiny is officially closed forever."
- Quick links: BT, T, T2, Duck, FB.
HardBlock (Hybrid exchange)
HardBlock.net (opened 2014)
- Founder/owners were Daniel W and Xuna X.
Closed.
- Has an ABN.
- Having bank issues in part of May and June 2015 and announced they were closing for a while. On 06-10-2015 CompareBitcoins emailed HardBlock to see if they are re-opening but they were not sure if they were going to re-open or not.
- Price listed was only an estimate (see HardBlock's website note). Archived sell price note.
DWVx (marketplace exchange)
DWVx.com.au
- Founders are James C and Ian D.
Closed.
- Has an ACN.
- New exchange launched April 2015. Posting on social media in June 2015. In August the website shows a bitcoin price of $0/BTC and their Facebook and Twitter accounts have been deleted. From October 2015 to December 2015 the website timed-out (nothing loaded).
- Quick links: BT, T, Duck, FB.
BtcBox (marketplace exchange)
BtcBox.com.au
- CEO's are Ocean M (Australian branch) and David Z (Japan branch).
Closed.
- Has an ABN.
- Website down with "Network Timeout" in April 2015 through to December 2015.
- The Japanese branch seemed to have opened mid 2014 and have expanded to Australia in January 2015.
- Quick links: BT, T, T2, Duck, FB.
Cryptocoin (non-marketplace exchange)
Cryptocoin-au.com
- Founder/owner not listed on website.
Closed?
- Has an ABN.
- On social media in January 2015. Site was "down for maintenance" in October 2015 through to December 2015.
- Quick links: BT, T, T2, Duck.
Bitcoin4 Australia (non-marketplace exchange)
- bitcoin4australia.com
Website was closed for a year but might be back open for business.
- Comment on home page in March, April and May 2014: "We are in the process of re-developing Bitcoin4Australia!". In June 2014 website message says: "OUT OF STOCK!". Similar message in Aug. 2014 and Jan. 2015. March 2015 message is "website under construction". In April 2015 the website is back but I don't think they are serious. Fee is between "8.9 – 14.9% Agent Fee" and they say they are "Bitcoin4 Australia™ is a leading Australian Bitcoin Exchange" after over a year of being closed. From May 2015 to December 2015 website says: "Maintenance Mode Activated...".
- Has an ABN but doesn't mention trading name.
- 90+% of testimonials on the website feedback page look ridiculously fake (page removed in March 2014 but was back in April 2015 until the website went into maintenance mode)
- Last on Facebook in Feb. 2014 but appears (to me) that they may have bought "likes"?
- Facebook comment from customer (comment deleted in March 2014): "Legal action is being taken against this company as they have failed to send $3000 worth of bitcoins Just a warning to everyone before you use these A**holes".
Go Get Coins (non-marketplace exchange)
GoGetCoins.com
- Founder/owner not listed on website.
Not operating? and risky for the below reasons.
- ACN was 169400908 (search can't find ACN) < No longer has an ACN as of Nov. 2014?
- Exchange advertised on BitcoinTalk.org on 03-08-2014.
- Warning: This is the only bitcoin exchange not using a HTTPS/SSL connection (it's not safe for large transfers).
- Website always says (when I check) on the 'buy bitcoin' page: "Buy limit for today is between $0-$1" from August 2014 to June 2015. Were they ever in business? In December 2015 website was offline (domain name expired).
Forepost
Forepost.net

- Founder/owner not listed on website.
Closed.
- Was based in Australia but the principal place of business moved to Hong Kong. Had an $AUD bank account for deposits.
- Was out of stock in late May, and in June. I emailed Forepost in June 2015 and they said they are now closed.
- Domain name expired in December 2015.
Mimex
Mimex.net

- Was operated by William Dunne, Nathan Johnson, Ryan Curnow, and Phillip Braham.
Closed.
- Based in the UK. Had an $AUD bank account for deposits.
- Mimex website down on the 23th of March 2015. Domain name expired in October 2015.
- On social media in March 2015 (now deleted tweets?).
CoinJelly (wallet provider?)
CoinJelly.com

- Founder/CEO was previously Ashley K but he sold the company in Dec. 2014..
Permanently closed.
- Has an ABN. (< Is this ABN still applicable after the change of ownership?)
- I think you can buy bitcoin but I can't find a buy/ask price. They list on their website from July to Nov. 2014 that they have a 1% fee but I think that is more for holding bitcoin in their wallet rather than buying bitcoin?
- Is CoinJelly misleading its users? www.CoinFire.cf says: "Zurich Australian Insurance Limited (ABN 13 000 296 640) has not issued any policy of insurance to CoinJelly." yet CoinJelly says: "CoinJelly, through Zurich Financial Services Pty Ltd (Australia), guarantees user deposits up to 20 BTC" (comment removed from website in July 2014).
- Website had an error: "The connection has timed out" from January 2015 to June 2015.
Fortune Coin Exchange (marketplace exchange)
Fortunecx.com.au

- Founder/CEO is Steve R.
Permanently closed.
- Has an ABN.
- Website open for sign ups in mid Aug. 2014. Site went live in Sept. 2014. Closed Sept. 2014
- Update Oct. '14: The website is back online... I suspect so they can sell it (see post on bitcointalk.org)?
- They had some posts on BitcoinTalk.org.
- Domain redirecting to fitcoins.net (first Proof of Human Work digital currency) in January 2015 to April 2015. Website time-out in June 2015.
bitXoin (non-marketplace exchange)
- bitxoin.com
- Founder/owner not listed on website.
Permanently closed.
- ABN.
- Ceased trading in July 2014.
- Duplicate placeholder text (with error) in place on home page from March to August 2014: "Place your order on our secure But Bitcoin order page".
- Broken form in March 2014.
- "Coding Bug fix is still underway" message in April and May 2014.
- In part of June 2014 the website was offline.
- In July 2014 the form seemed to be working.
- In late July and August 2014 a message says "Online shop is now closed." when trying to buy bitcoin. Internet search reveals others have not been given bitcoin amongst other things. See this discussion thread on a law forum. David C (director) is selling the business.
- Last on Twitter in February 2014.
- Website errors from January 2015 to March 2015. Blank page on website in April 2015. Website redirects to imdb.com in June 2015.
BTCoz (non-marketplace exchange)
- btcoz.com
- Founder/owner not listed on website.
Permanently closed.
- 'Buy' form doesn't appear do anything when details are submitted in February 2014. In March and April 2014 the 'Buy form' has changed but is still broken (can only buy $19.50 worth of bitcoin). In May and June 2014 got the browser message: "This Connection is Untrusted". In August website had a blank page with the message: "Site temporarily unavailable". Website error in January 2015 to March 2015. In April 2015 the website says the domain is for sale. In June 2015 the domain is unregistered.
- When website was online there were no contacts (other than support form), no social profiles, no business name/ABN or names on website.
21st Century Bitcoin Exchange (non-marketplace exchange)
- 21stcenturybitcoinexchange.com.au
Permanently closed.
- Page redirects to "Australia's First Bitcoin ATM's" page in March, April and early May 2014. In late May and June the page redirects to a bitcoin ATM website (abatech.com.au). From August 2014 to June 2015 it redirects to 21stcenturybitcoin.com.au selling bitcoin ebooks. In December 2015 the domain was expired.
- When the exchange website was online there were more negative reviews than any other exchange and a few red flags.
Bitcoins Now (non-marketplace exchange)
- bitcoinsnow.com.au
Permanently closed.
- ABN?
- Website taken offline in March '14.
Bitcointrader
bitcointrader.com.au
Permanently closed.
- Ceased operations in early 2014.
Crypto X Change
cryptoxchange.com
Permanently closed.
- Went offline in 2013.
BitPiggy
bitpiggy.herokuapp.com
Permanently closed.
- Went offline in 2013.
Omnicoins
omnicoins.com
Permanently closed.
- Went offline in 2013.
Bit Innovate
bitinnovate.com
Permanently closed.
- Went offline in 2013.

 

'No Linking To Completely Anonymous Bitcoin ATM Services' Policy Note

There is a strong personal drug taking/minimal drug cultural responsibilities scene within online bitcoin communities.

Due to the above attitude within the online bitcoin community... completely anonymous bitcoin ATM services will not have their link clickable (or their price displayed) on CompareBitcoins.

Completely anonymous ATMs have a high probability* of;

  1. attracting frequent drug users which partly supports crime and terror funding,
  2. not being able to catch/trace/hold accountable users connected with transactions in the above point, and
  3. causing 'high-cost negative cultural impacts' in the short and long term for digital commerce, online in general, and in the offline world (real life).

* = much higher than exchanges that, for example, check ID's.

 

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