The Royal Australian Mint is a complex in the Deakin suburb of Canberra, Australia, that produces all of Australia's circulating coins. The Royal Australian Mint was opened in 1965, it ran alongside the Melbourne Mint for a short while until it took over all of the Melbourne Mint’s responsibilities when it was closed down. The Royal Australian Mint consists of two buildings, an administration building, and a process building. As well as creating currency, the mint is also used to create medals for military and civilian honours; it also produced some of the medals for the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
The Royal Mint is situated in the Deakin suburb of Canberra. The complex has an onsite car park. The 1, 2 and 932 buses all run to the complex.
Opening Times and Admission
The Royal Mint complex is open to visitors daily, 8.30am-5pm. Tours of the mint run every half an hour during the opening time and the tours are free.