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

Monday 11 November 2019 4:47am
Summary - Several bushfires are currently burning across Northern New South Wales extending into the Sunshine Coast region in Queensland, with many residents advised to evacuate; the New South Wales Rural Fire Service have advised the Greater Sydney and Greater Hunter regions will experience catastrophic fire danger on Tuesday 12 November; if you’re in or near an affected area, stay safe and follow the advice of local authorities; in the event of emergency, always dial Triple Zero (000)

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