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Yesterday, numerous businesses and services around NSW and Queensland reported outages for their EFTPOS and ATM machines. What was initially thought to be an outage affecting one or two major banks turned out to be a system-wide issue. The problems also extended to other states and territories.

In short, Australia's entire cashless network went down for several hours — and it looks like Telstra is to blame.

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Many Australian Tax Office (ATO) IT systems have been unavailable for days after a major fault, apparently caused by a problem with a large-scale storage server. The ATO’s online systems, including its public website and portals for taxation agents, were down for several days. At the time of writing, the ATO reports that most services are now operational but may experience slowdowns. It's been a few days since the outage happened. Here's what we know so far.