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ANZ customers can now withdraw cash from ANZ ATMs using a mobile payments device, such as a smartphone or smartwatch instead of plastic cards. The new service, that works with over 2400 ANZ ATMs across the country supports Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, Google Pay, Garmin Pay and Fitbit Pay.

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Even as Australia races towards being a cashless society, it’s often hard to imagine what that would mean for the average person.

One of the clearest signs of a future without cash came in the most recent budget, when the government announced it will ban all cash transactions over $10,000 starting in 2019.

That’s just one of several changes bringing about the real possibility, in theory at least, that we may simply stop printing cash one day.