The Governor, Glenn Stevens, said: “The new $5 banknote has a range of security features that have not previously been used on an Australian banknote and that will help to keep our banknotes secure against counterfeiting into the future. New features include a world first clear top to bottom window and a number of dynamic features that change as the banknote is tilted.”
“The new banknotes are the culmination of many years of research and trial and extensive consultation with subject matter experts and the cash handling industry, as well as qualitative research involving focus groups,” Mr Stevens said.
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