http://www.bandt.com.au/marketing/australia-will-be-a-cashless-society-by-2022-westpac Australian smartphone users predict most Aussies will be 90 per cent cash-free by October 2027 Excluding those who believe Australia will never be cash-free, there is an expectation that Australia will be cash-free by June 2022 4 in 5 (81 per cent) Aussie smartphone users agree the ability to pre-order an item using an app before picking it up will become the norm 4 in 5 (79 per cent) Aussie smartphone users agree digital wallets (i.e. making electronic payments from a smartphone) will become standard 53 per cent of payments made by Aussie smartphone users are cashless 33 per cent of Australian smartphone users’ lives are made easier by apps by managing their finances More than 3 in 5 (61 per cent) Aussie smartphone users find queueing in general to be frustrating Long wait times for food and drinks (after ordering) is the biggest frustration (61 per cent) – with more than half (51 per cent) of Australians being frustrated with customers in front of them taking their time. Cashless will be a good thing in no more bank robbers, or shop holdups, no more need to print money. but the government will know exactly where every cent you spend is going and how you got it. of course getting the mark of the Beast 666 is just the tattoo tip of the iceberg.