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Want to buy Bitcoin but $5 short? Your solution is here

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A pile of Bitcoin and a $5 note.
Finder will contribute 0.0081 per cent of a Bitcoin to every Australian who gets vaccinated (Source: Getty)

Buying a single Bitcoin may now only cost you $61,670 instead of $61,675 for vaccinated Aussies.

Finder said it would be willing to contribute $5 into a Finder wallet to every Australian adult who is vaccinated - which would amount to around $100 million in crypto for the entire population.

There is a minimum $25 transaction so you will have to contribute $20 of your own money towards it.

Founder of Finder Fred Schebesta said the reward is designed to encourage people to get the jab.

“Vaccination is our path out of lockdowns so we want to do everything we can to support Australians to roll up their sleeves and get back to normal,” he said.

"We want to reward you for getting the COVID vaccine and what better way than to give away some Bitcoin.”

It is possible to buy a fraction of a Bitcoin instead of the whole thing - however $5 is around 0.0081 per cent of a single Bitcoin at its current price.

Australian vaccine rollout

The vaccine rollout has been ramping up in the past month with many companies looking to work with the Government to get the nation vaxxed.

Qantas first floated the idea of giving away free flight credits to vaccinated Aussies and Woolworths and Bunnings offering to be used as mass vaccination hubs.

The big banks have also jumped in on the action with Commonwealth Bank (ASX: CBA) and Westpac (ASX: WBC) rolling out a pilot program to offer the AstraZeneca vaccine for their workers.

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