Country and Currency Information

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Time Zone (GMT):+8 to +10.5
Capital City:Canberra
Largest City:Sydney
Currency:Australian Dollar = 100 cents
Currency Code:AUD
Banknote Denominations:5 / 10 / 20 / 50 / 100
Exchangeable Currencies:All major
* Lowest Returnable Note:5
Additional Information:Banknotes are plastic, made of polymer

* When selling currency back to most bureaux. Coins are generally NOT returnable.

GOV.UK Travel Advice

Thursday 21 March 2019 4:39pm
Latest update: Summary - Tropical Cyclone Trevor is affecting the Cape York Peninsula region of Queensland, the Gulf of Carpentaria and the Northern Territories bringing damaging winds, torrential rainfall and flooding; Severe Tropical Cyclone Veronica is expected to impact the northern coast of Western Australia also bringing flash flooding and damaging winds; in a life threatening emergency always dial 000, or for flood and storm emergencies dial 132 500

(This information was still current on the GOV.UK website 59 minutes ago)