In the centre of Melbourne, buskers have long performed on busy streets with hats or violin cases waiting to catch coins and notes from grateful passers-by.
But the performers are now accepting a new form of payment: They have devices that can take donations either via "tap-and-go" contactless payment or via Alipay QR code technology.
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