When our current banknotes were first issued between 1992 and 1996, a series of television commercials was developed to introduce the new banknotes to the public. These commercials, presented by well-known scientific and public figures from the time, provide information about the design and security features of each denomination and the notable Australians they feature.
This film documents the construction of the Reserve Bank’s Head Office building in Martin Place, along with developments in Sydney in the early 1960s.
Denison Miller was the first Governor of the Commonwealth Bank, from which the Reserve Bank of Australia has evolved. This silent movie shows Denison Miller receiving congratulations for his knighthood. It was invested by the visiting Prince of Wales on 17 June 1920 in recognition of Denison Miller's personal achievement as Governor as well as those of the Commonwealth Bank.