Reserve Bank of Australia

Australia Day 2013

26 January 2013

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Each Australia Day the Bank's Museum of Australian Currency Notes is open to the public. Visitors can also view the Museum's permanent collection, and learn the story of our currency against the backdrop of Australia's economic and social development from colonial settlement through to the current era of polymer notes.

Life Cycle of Banknotes

Talk to our staff about the life
cycle of a banknote from plastic
pellets, through to the production
process and to your wallet

Discover Security Features

Discover the security features
on our banknotes that help keep
them safe from counterfeiting

Learn about Australia's Economic Development

Learn about Australia's
economic and social development
from the images on the banknotes

Explore our 'Pocket Money' Exhibition

Explore our new
exhibition ‘Pocket Money’
and the relationship between
children, money and banks