The Reserve Bank of Australia recognises the diversity of its audience, in terms of information needs and geographical location, and that some have disabilities or technical constraints which hinder their use of the Internet. The following information is provided to help you take full advantage of the information services available on this website.

Accessibility Feedback

Please contact the Reserve Bank if you have comments or feedback about the accessibility of its information services.

Alternative Means of Obtaining Documents

The Reserve Bank of Australia is committed to upholding the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0. Work is underway across the Bank to achieve compliance in line with the Web Accessibility National Transition Strategy.

If you are seeking a document that is not accessible to you via this website and you would like to obtain it, please submit your request by one of the following means:

Phone +61 2 9551 9720

Voice Calls: 133 677

Speak & Listen: 1300 555 727

For hearing or speech impaired: National Relay (24-hour Service)

Fax +61 2 9551 8033
Post Manager, Media and Communications
Information Department
Reserve Bank of Australia
GPO Box 3947

National Relay Service

If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can contact the Bank via the National Relay Service.

Speak & Read Callers

  • dial 133 677
  • then ask for 02 9551 8111


Speak & Listen Callers


Internet Relay Callers

[*] Freecall – not available to Sydney callers. Excludes calls from mobile phones which are charged at the applicable rate.


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Changing Text Size

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Zoom in

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Zoom out

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Reset the zoom level

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The web pages on this site will automatically print in a ‘print-friendly’ manner. No special action is required on your behalf.

Tip for Printing Pages with Graphs from Internet Explorer

To prevent graphs from splitting on the printed page, ensure your text size setting in Internet Explorer is set to Medium before printing the ‘print-friendly’ version.

Viewing Microsoft Excel (XLS) Files

All Excel spreadsheets on this website may be downloaded free of charge. Most Excel files on this website were created in Microsoft Excel 2000 or higher. To view Excel spreadsheet files, you will need Microsoft Excel 2000 or higher installed on your computer, or you can download the Microsoft Excel Viewer.

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