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 1800 633 220.

For general information on genuine and counterfeit banknotes visit:

New banknotes project progress

Banknote Progress

 Test material available


 Adaptation notes available







New banknotes in circulation

$5 banknotes

126 m 62 %

$10 banknotes

71 m 52 %

$50 banknotes

53 m 7 %

Data shows net values as at end of April 2019 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
2 May 2019 $100 Transportation notes
21 November 2018 $20 Adaptation notes
23 August 2018 $50 Assurance banknotes
27 November 2017 $20 Transportation notes
27 November 2017 $50 Adaptation banknotes

For more detail see Machines and Test Notes.

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