Reserve Bank of Australia Annual Report – 1986 Financial Statements Other assets

Note 8 Other assets

This includes shares in international financial institutions which are valued at market price; unrealised revaluation adjustments are taken to an asset revaluation reserve (Note 3). The item also includes $188.5 million ($151.1 million in 1984/85) accrued interest on Commonwealth Government securities.

Contingent Liabilities

The Bank has a contingent liability, amounting to $70.8 million at 30 June 1986 ($67.0 million at 30 June 1985), in respect of the uncalled portion of its shares in an international financial institution.

R.A. Johnston
Chairman, Reserve Bank Board — 1 August 1986