Schedule a Group Visit

A group of children listens to a Bank representative's presentation in a conference room.

The Reserve Bank offers presentations for groups between 10 and 70 participants in the Museum. The presentations cover a range of topics and are free of charge.

Presentations can be booked Monday to Friday between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm (subject to availability).

Note: It is important to arrange your visit well in advance of your preferred date.

For School Groups

The Reserve Bank offers presentations to school groups on the topics listed below. Please indicate your presentation selection(s) when booking.

A Guided Tour of the Museum

A Museum Officer will provide a brief guide through our displays, explaining how the story of Australia's banknotes has unfolded against the backdrop of the country's broader history. After the tour, visitors are welcome to continue exploring at their own pace.

Duration: 20 minutes
Suitable for: Years 5 – 12

Role and Functions of the Reserve Bank

This presentation focuses on the important role of the Reserve Bank in supporting the economy, and provides attendees with an explanation of the work being undertaken by the Bank on a daily basis. The time allotment includes a Q&A session.

Duration: 30 minutes
Suitable for: Years 7 – 12

Monetary Policy and the Australian Economy

This presentation explains the theory behind the Reserve Bank's monetary policy framework and provides students with an overview of the current state of the Australian economy. The time allotment includes a Q&A session.

Duration: 45 minutes
Suitable for: Year 11/12, particularly those studying for the HSC Economics exam

NOTE: This presentation is only available on selected dates in 2017 (see below), with a start time of 10.00 am.

A Personal Perspective from a New Graduate

This presentation features a university graduate who has recently undertaken a role at the Bank. The talk will describe their personal perspective on why they chose to study economics and how they came to work at the Bank. The time allotment includes a Q&A session.

Duration: 20 minutes
Suitable for: Year 11/12, particularly those studying for the HSC Economics exam

NOTE: This presentation is only available on selected dates in 2017 (see below), with a start time of 10.45 am.

Banknotes

This presentation is delivered by banknote experts from the Note Issue Department. It explores the security features and production process of Australia's current banknotes, including the new $5 banknote.

Duration: 30 minutes
Suitable for: Years 3 – 12

Book Your School Group Visit or contact Museum staff on 02 9551 9743.

2017 dates for selected presentations

  • 23 March
  • 14 June
  • 20 July
  • 17 August
  • 18 October
  • 16 November
  • 22 November
  • 23 November

For the General Public

The Reserve Bank offers presentations on the topics listed below. Please indicate your presentation selection(s) when booking.

A Guided Tour of the Museum

A Museum Officer will provide a brief guide through our displays, explaining how the story of Australia's banknotes has unfolded against the backdrop of the country's broader history. After the tour, visitors are welcome to continue exploring at their own pace.

Duration: 20 minutes
Suitable for: All ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Role and Functions of the Reserve Bank

This presentation focuses on the important role of the Reserve Bank in supporting the economy, and provides attendees with an explanation of the work being undertaken by the Bank on a daily basis. The time allotment includes a Q&A session.

Duration: 30 minutes
Suitable for: Ages 12 and above. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Banknotes

This presentation is delivered by banknote experts from the Note Issue Department. It explores the security features and production process of Australia's current banknotes, including the new $5 banknote.

Duration: 30 minutes
Suitable for: All ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Book Your Visit or contact Museum staff on 02 9551 9743.

Policies

The following policies may be relevant to you when visiting the Reserve Bank: