The Decimal Revolution: Exhibition
To mark the 50th anniversary of the introduction of decimal currency in Australia, the Reserve Bank curated an exhibition in 2016. It displayed artefacts related to the design of the vibrant new decimal currency banknotes, and showcased materials from the public education campaign that supported this radical change to the transactions made daily in the nation.
The Decimal EnterpriseWatch video:The Decimal Enterprise
The Decimal Enterprise film is silent.
The Decimal Enterprise comprises the following film excerpts: Decimal Currency Changeover, Cinesound Review No. 179, NFSA 860150. Reproduced by permission of RightSmith and National Film and Sound Archive. © RightSmith. Decimal Currency Telephone Exchange, broadcast on ABC News, 14 February 1966. Reproduced by permission of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation- Library Sales. © ABC. Reserve Bank of Australia Archives (AV-000020, AV-000022, AV-000028, AV-000029). © Reserve Bank of Australia.
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