Media Release Statement Concerning Securency International Pty Ltd

The Securency Board has today made a statement relating to the suspension of agent activity, and the standing aside of its Managing Director and Company Secretary while investigations continue. The Securency Board has kept the Reserve Bank informed of these developments and the Bank endorses these actions.


Securency International Pty Ltd is a joint venture between the Reserve Bank of Australia and Innovia Films, a UK based film manufacturer. It is headquartered in Craigieburn, Victoria. Securency manufactures Guardian® which is the polymer substrate used in Australian banknotes as well as banknotes issued in 27 other countries around the world.


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