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Come and celebrate the 20th Anniversary of beloved book, Diary of a Wombat. Enjoy a coin launch, book reading, and fun diary activity!

About this event

2022 marks the 20th anniversary of Dairy of a Wombat by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley. The Royal Australian Mint has partnered with the Children’s Book Council of Australia to release a coin program that celebrates the award-winning book.

A Mint official will give a speech to visitors and media to launch the coin program. There will be a reading of the book by author Jackie French and illustrator Bruce Whatley, followed by a fun activity.

When: Thursday, 18th August 2022

Cost: Free

Where: Royal Australian Mint, Education Room

All children must be accompanied by an adult. This activity is aimed at children 4-6 years.

Media may be in attendance to film the event.

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Come along to our Family Tours!

Explore some of Australia’s favourite animals and how they’re represented on Aussie coins. The tour will be followed by some fun craft activities. Aimed at children aged between 5-11 years. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

When: 27 & 29 September 2022
Time: 10.30am-11.30am
Cost: $7.00 for an adult and child, $5.00 for any additional attendees (plus booking fee)
Where: Royal Australian Mint Visitor Gallery

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Mini-Minties: The Sounds of the Mint

Monthly Mini-Minties session at the Mint, sounds like FUN!

Clatter! Rattle! Thump! Whirr! There are so many interesting sounds at the Mint, what will you hear when you come to Mini-Minties? Your 4-6 year old will explore the theme with lots of fun dancing, singing, craft, story-telling and a tour through the factory viewing area.

When: Friday 2nd September 2022

Time: 10.30am to 11.15am

Cost: $10 (plus booking fee). Ticket includes one adult and one child.

Where: Education Room, Royal Australian Mint (head to reception for check-in first)

All children must be accompanied by an adult and bookings are essential. This program is aimed at children aged 4-6.

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Mini-Minties: Blooming Blossoms

Spring has sprung at the Mint! Come along for a fantastical and imaginative Mini-Minties workshop about flowers and spring time. Your 4-6 year old will explore the theme through lots of fun singing, dancing, story-telling and art.

When: Friday 30th September 2022

Time: 10.30am to 11.15am

Cost: $10 (plus booking fee). Ticket includes one adult and one child.

Where: Education Room, Royal Australian Mint (head to reception for check-in first)

All children must be accompanied by an adult and bookings are essential. This program is aimed at children aged 4-6.

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Come along to the Mint and for a Quiet morning with craft activities, gallery exploration and more!

Our Quiet Morning, run in partnership with the Marymead Autism Centre, caters to families with children who have heightened sensory requirements, including those on the autism spectrum.

When: Saturday 1st October 2022, 9.00am-10.00am.

Cost: Entry is free of charge, however, bookings are required.

Where: Royal Australian Mint.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information or resources head over to our website: https://www.ramint.gov.au/accessibility-information

The 'COVID' stuff

As the safety of staff and visitors is our primary concern, additional measures will be in place to ensure that our programs are held in a safe manner and are in compliance with current COVID-19 restrictions. Please read carefully through the below information before booking a session for your child:

  • Children and supervisors will be required to sanitise their hands before and after entering the Mint & the Education Room
  • Children and supervisors will be required to maintain a distance of 1.5m between other participants and facilitators at all times.
  • No food or drink will be allowed in the Education Room. We will give supervisors their free coffee coupon to use at the cafe at the end of the session.

If you or the child attending are experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms prior to the session, we ask that you contact us or cancel your booking through Eventbrite.

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