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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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26 September 2014

The Path to Innovation in Payments Infrastructure in Australia

Speech by Tony Richards, Head of Payments Policy, at the Chicago Payments Symposium, Chicago

26 September 2014

Exchange Rate Movements and the Australian Economy

Research Discussion Paper 2014-11

25 September 2014

Remarks by Glenn Stevens, Governor, to the Melbourne Economic Forum, Melbourne Link, opening in a new window, to the audio webcast of Glenn Stevens' remarks given on 25 September 2014.

24 September 2014

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