Symbol : $
Countries : Australia, Kiribati, Nauru, Tuvalu
The Australian dollar is the currency of Australia. Our records show the Australian dollar is the seventh most traded currency with us. The banknotes are printed on a polymer (plastic) material. The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) is responsible for issuing the Australian banknotes.
The Australian dollar is one of the highest traded currencies in the world and is known as a commodity currency due to its dependency on raw material exports. This currency is commonly referred to as buck, dough or the Aussie. The Australian dollar was the first currency to adopt the polymer printing method.10 Mile Cab Ride: $28.08 USD
Budget Dinner for 2: $42.00 USD
Pint of Beer: $5.76 USD
Did You Know?
These items cost the USD equivalent in the city of Sydney, Australia*:
*Figures are based on 2018 data. Information is subject to change as exchange rates and cost of goods fluctuate.