First it was the fiver and now Australia is set to get a brand new $10 note.
Just like it’s predecessor, the updated $10 note will have plenty of security measures to keep fraudsters at bay and will features a host of Australiana references.
The Reserve Bank of Australia has created an interactive map of the note on its website, explaining the intricate details of each layer.
The brightly coloured note features Banjo Paterson and Dame Mary Gilmore, as did the original, as well as a vibrant wattle flower, a cockatoo and a wild horseman.
Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe said note will go into general circulation from 20 September.
‘The new notes contain the same world-leading security benefits as the $5 note, including a clear top-to-bottom window, and a tactile feature so that it can be recognised by vision-impaired members of the community,” he said in his opening statement to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics, reports News Corp.
The Reserve Bank says it released early images of the bank notes to allow people to familiarise themselves.
Some of the new features include:
New versions of the $20 and $50 are expected to roll out in the coming years.