The Bank has released images of the new $5 banknote that will be issued into
circulation from 1 September 2016.
When the banknote is tilted, the number 5 inside the building alternately
appears forwards, disappears, then appears backwards.
Feel for a raised bump on each of the long edges of the banknote.
The $5 banknote is the first banknote in the world to feature a window that spans
top to the bottom of the banknote.
When the banknote is tilted, the colour of the ink changes and a rolling colour
effect can be seen.
When the banknote is tilted diagonally, the different poses of the bird in the large
top-to-bottom window are
Intaglio gives the banknote a distinctive texture. The slightly raised print can be
felt by running a finger across the portraits and numerals.
Microprint is tiny, clearly defined text that can be found in multiple locations
on the banknote.
The Federation Star is embossed
and has a light and dark effect.