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Release of $50 next generation banknotes

The Reserve Bank of Australia is releasing a new series of $50 banknotes into general circulation in Australia on 18 October 2018.   

The new $50 banknotes contain a number of new security features, including a distinctive top-to-bottom transparent window.

For more detailed information about the $50 next generation banknote, please click here.

What you need to know

  • New $50 banknotes will circulate co-mingled with existing series.
  • Treat the new $50 banknote the same as the current series.
  • You won’t be able to specifically order the new $50 banknote from Armaguard.
  • Contact your manufacturer or distributor to check if your banknote counting or dispensing equipment needs upgrading or replacement.