The Reserve Bank is responsible for all aspects of the production and issuance of Australian banknotes. It works to ensure that the public has confidence in their banknotes as a means of payment and a secure store of wealth. Australia's banknotes are printed on a polymer (plastic) material and incorporate a range of security features that are easy for the public to recognise but difficult to copy.

Video: Australian banknote lifecycle

Banknote Lifecycle

Ever wondered how a banknote is born and lives its life before eventually being reincarnated?
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