Australian Currency

Visiting Australia and needs to know the name of the Australian money unit or just want to know what is the exchange rate for $5 American dollars in Australian currency?

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


Australian Currency Exchange Rate Today

Australia Money

  • The local 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? obviously 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 Stirling Pound or Swiss Franc 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.

Can I use my credit cards in Australia? Major credit cards, like Mastercard and Visa, are generally 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 - therefore check before you use it.

What is the exchange rate for Dollar to US Dollars?

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

It’s important to check out the latest money exchange rate for US Dollar to Australian Dollar before buying the Dollar you require for your up coming 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 often changing and in most days minute by minute.

Therefore it's wise to check out the latest money exchange rate for Stirling Pound to Australian Dollar before buying the Dollar you need for your up coming trip at Stirling Pound to Dollar Exchange Rate Today.