Industry Engagement Hub

This portal provides information to assist the cash-handling industry (including equipment manufacturers, financial institutions and other high volume cash handlers, such as retailers and hospitality venues) to prepare machines and educate their staff and customers about the new banknote series.

The information below provides a snapshot of the current phase of the new banknote program. For more detailed information please navigate to the relevant pages.


Reserve Bank of Australia

If you can't find what you are looking for contact us via or 02 9551 9830.

For general information on genuine and counterfeit banknotes visit:

New banknotes project progress

Banknote Progress

 Test material available









New banknotes in circulation

$5 banknotes

135 m 65 %

$10 banknotes

84 m 60 %

$20 banknotes

39 m 21 %

$50 banknotes

300 m 32 %

Data shows net values as at end of August 2020 and is updated monthly. Percentages show new banknotes as a proportion of the total number (net million pieces) of banknotes of that denomination in circulation. Further details about banknote circulation is also available on the RBA website.

Test material available
Date Material
17 June 2020 $100 Assurance Notes
25 May 2020 $100 Production Notes (New signature block)
29 November 2019 $100 Production Notes
17 June 2019 $20 Assurance Notes

For more detail see Machines and Test Notes.

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