The next generation $5 banknote is coming

The Reserve Bank is preparing to release the next generation of Australian banknotes. This involves gradually transitioning all denominations of banknotes to new designs, with upgraded security features, an innovative tactile function to assist the vision-impaired community and reduce counterfeiting. The first of these next generation banknotes is the new $5 note, due to be […]

Next Generation Banknote Program

As part of the Next Generation Banknote Program (NGB), the Reserve Bank of Australia this week released images of the new $5 banknote that will be issued into circulation from 1 September 2016. Mindful of the increasing threat posed by counterfeiters, the NGB project will culminate in new, more secure banknotes being introduced over the […]