This year’s National Reconciliation Week commemorates the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum and the 25th anniversary of the Mabo decision. To celebrate, the Royal Australian Mint has released a new special 50 cent circulating coin, to recognise these important dates in Australia’s history.
The Royal Australian Mint is celebrating 25 years of Bananas in Pyjamas and will be hosting the iconic ABC Kids duo on Sunday 4 June 2017.
Come and join the fun from 10 am – 1 pm.
The public are invited to meet the Bananas, grab a photo opportunity and enjoy the various children’s activities for a ‘bananarific’ day out for the whole family!
The Mint is all aboard and making tracks to Mandurah and Perth this month with the Trans-Australian Tour to celebrate one hundred years since the establishment of the Trans-Australian Railway.
Ahead of Anzac Day, the Royal Australian Mint has released a new coloured $2 circulating coin to commemorate the Anzac legacy.
For those who wish to keep this coin, a pack of 5 coins or a $15 collectible version of this coin is available for purchase on the eShop.
Please note postage charges will apply and to ensure everyone has the opportunity to purchase a sachet, there will be a limit of three sachets per order.
The Mint will be holding a coin swap on Saturday 22 April 2017 and we’re inviting the public to bring in their loose change to swap for fresh options. The coin swap will be open from 10 am – 4 pm in the Royal Australian Mint Foyer.
The following coins will be available to swap:
2016 50th anniversary of Australian decimal currency circulating coins
$2 – Available in $10 sachets
$1 – Single coins only, limited amount available
50c - Available in $10 sachets
The Mint will be joining in on the ‘One Year to Go’ celebrations for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games this week.
The community celebration event on Surfers Paradise Beach will see Borobi and his Mascoteers, musical performers and fun activities to Share the Dream and start the exciting countdown to the Commonwealth Games in April 2018.
The Mint is all aboard and leaving Canberra to bring the people of Australia a piece of coining history. To celebrate one hundred years since the establishment of the Trans-Australian Railway, which successfully united the east and west of Australia, we are making tracks to visit a town near you!
Go full steam ahead to visit our pop-up stalls for your ticket to trade. You can:
The Royal Australian Mint will have two exhibits at the Sydney Royal Easter Show this year in the Heritage Pavilion and the Home, Garden and Lifestyle Hall.
At the Home, Garden and Lifestyle Hall you will be able to buy our newest releases and strike your very own 'S' for Sydney coin; a coin which commemorates 100 years of the Trans-Australian Railway.