Australia Has A New $10 Note

Australia Has A New $10 Note
To sign up for our daily newsletter covering the latest news, features and reviews, head HERE. For a running feed of all our stories, follow us on Twitter HERE. Or you can bookmark the Gizmodo Australia homepage to visit whenever you need a news fix.

And it looks pretty swish.

Don’t get me wrong, it’s no $5 note. But still pretty cool.

Like the new $5 the white area is windowed, which is awesome and I still get excited when I get a new $5 note.

“The $10 banknote celebrates two famous Australian writers, Dame Mary Gilmore and AB ‘Banjo’ Paterson,” Philip Lowe, Governer of the Reserve Bank. “Their work is recognised in several design elements on the banknote, including images of a pen nib in two of the clear windows and excerpts of their poetry in microprint.”

Each banknote features a different species of native Australian wattle and bird. These $10 feature the Bramble Wattle and the Sulphur-crested Cockatoo. Apparently work has been done to ensure the notes work in vending machines and the like. WE’LL SEE ABOUT THAT.

I like the design. Thoughts?