News & Media


Upcoming Releases - February 2020

This section lists the exciting new releases available in the next month, giving all of our loyal customers an earlier opportunity to learn about upcoming releases of our unique and sought-after products.

February 2020 Releases:

Available Monday 10 February:
2020 Tooth Fairy Kit RRP $25

*** Please note that products listed in this section will NOT be available for pre-purchase.
*** Products and prices are subject to change without notice and may not appear here due to commercial reasons.

Returning Worn or Mutilated Coins damaged in recent bushfires

Claims for collectible coins or coin collections need to be directed to your home and contents insurer.

For circulating coins, we (the Mint) do understand the current situation and can offer the following advice.

The Mint has processes that are ordinarily used for the return of worn or mutilated circulating coins, these can be found on the Mint’s website

January Mini Minties

It's the Year of the Rat! Join our Mini Minties team as we celebrate Chinese New Year with some craft and delicious treats!

The session will be followed by a complimentary coffee for parents and guardians.

When: Friday, 17 January
Time: 10.30am to 11.15am.
Cost: $10 (plus booking fee). Ticket includes one adult and one child.
Where: Education Room, Royal Australian Mint.

Congratulations to the lucky Qantas Competition Winners

The ten lucky winners received a Golden Ticket enclosed with their Qantas Centenary Coin Set. Winning 100,000 Qantas Frequent Flyer points, the perfect prize to help with Christmas travels or perhaps some time away in the New Year.

The winners were:

Eryani Tjondrowalujo (NSW), Alexander J Ball (ACT), William VanDenHeuvel (QLD), Karen Stewart (QLD), Ravin Nagaretnam (NSW), Caroline Efron (VIC), Sean Reetz (SA), Stanley Walkerden (WA), Amanda Mitchell (QLD), Zac Wong (NSW)

- Important Notice For Visitors -

The Mint undertook an evaluation of the conditions inside the building today at 5pm and has determined these conditions to be appropriate for staff and visitors. 

Therefore a decision has been made to re open the Mint to staff and visitors tomorrow Tuesday 7 January 2020. 

We apologise for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding. 



Postage Delay

Due to disruption to services, dispatch of products will not commence until next week (week commencing Monday 13 January 2020). If there are further delays, customers will be notified via email or social media.


Due to air quality across the ACT, the Royal Australian Mint is closed today Monday 6 January, 2020.

The health and safety of our visitors and staff is our priority and the closure of the Mint ensures we keep our staff and visitors safe.

Please keep an eye on this page for further updates regarding when the Mint will reopen to visitors, as regular opening hours may be altered during this time.


Due to the deterioration of air quality across Canberra the Royal Australian Mint is closed today 5 January, 2020.

The health and safety of our visitors and staff is our priority and the closure of the Mint ensures we can keep our staff and visitors safe.

We will be providing further updates via Facebook tomorrow (6 January, 2020) at 8.30 am on whether the Mint will be open.

We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.


Media Releases

Public behold first 2020 coin strike of the decade at the Royal Australian Mint ringing in the 2020’s


Today the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) welcomed the public to its highly sought after annual event to see the first coin of 2020 struck in its very own capital city, Canberra. This is the first coin strike of the decade and almost a century since the first coin of the 20’s was struck in Australia.

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