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The Reserve Bank of Australia conducts monetary policy, works to maintain a strong financial system and issues the nation's banknotes. The Reserve Bank commenced
operations as Australia's central bank on 14 January 1960.

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22 December 2014

Quantitative Macroeconomics

Papers presented at the Reserve Bank of Australia's 2014 Research Workshop

18 December 2014

17 December 2014

Update: Response to Security Incident in Martin Place

The Reserve Bank expects to resume operations at its Head Office in Martin Place on 17 December.

16 December 2014


Speech by Dr Guy Debelle, Assistant Governor (Financial Markets), at the 27th Australasian Finance and Banking Conference, Sydney Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Guy Debelle's speech given on 16 December 2014.

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