Australian Currency

Going to Australia and wants to know the name of the Australian money unit or just need to know how much is $1 American dollars in Australian currency?

Use the links on this page to understand more about the local currency used in Australia, currency symbol, notes and more.


Australian Currency Exchange Rate Today

Australia Money

  • The official money used in Australia is Dollar.

  • The currency symbol of the Australian money is $.

  • The Australian currency code is AUD.

  • The Dollar Notes: The Australian currency notes are made up of $5, $10, $20, $50, $100.

  • The Dollar Coins: 1 Dollar is made up of 100 Cents. Australian Cent Coins go from 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c , $1, $2.

What is the best currency to use in Australia? Naturally it is best to convert your currency to Australian money and use the local Dollar as it is accepted everywhere in Australia. American dollars and other major currencies like British Pound or Japanese Yen are not readily accepted in most business establishments, however some major hotel chains, restaurants and shops may accept US dollars at an agreed upon exchange rate.

Are credit cards widely accepted in Australia? Popular credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are widely accepted within Australia (at hotels, restaurants, shops, travel agencies etc.). American Express is less common and can attract surcharges if you are able to use in an establishment - hence check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Dollar to US Dollars?

Foreign exchange rates are often changing and in most days minute by minute.

It’s wise to check the latest money exchange rate for US Dollar to Australian Dollar before purchasing the Dollar you need for your next trip at American Dollar to Dollar Exchange Rate Today.

What is the exchange rate for Dollar to Stirling Pound?

Exchange rates for foreign currencies are always changing and in most cases minute by minute.

Therefore it's important to check out the current currency exchange rate for British Pound to Australian Dollar before ordering the Dollar you require for your next trip at British Pound to Dollar Exchange Rate Today.