19 October 2018 -- With the release of the new Australia $50 banknote on Thursday 18 October, the Note Printing Australia team were out in full force the following day to celebrate the launch of the new note, which is affectionately known in Australia as ‘the Pineapple’.
19 October 2018 -- One of the world’s toughest note circulating environments, Papua New Guinea, will welcome the latest and final addition that completes the new series this month – the Kina 2, 50 and 100 – delivered by Note Printing Australia (NPA).
Melbourne, AUSTRALIA – Governor Denton Rarawa officially signed off on the Solomon Island’s latest $5 polymer banknote proof at Note Printing Australia’s high security facility today. The proof was co-signed by NPA’s CEO, Malcolm McDowell.
Officials from the Federated States of Micronesia (or Micronesia as it is commonly known), who were in Australia earlier this year, confirmed their continuing relationship with Note Printing Australia with the order of additional passports to be produced in the last quarter of 2018.
While the Australian ePassport book has become a standard product offering that has proven to be transformational to the Australian Government’s travel document program, the birth of the ePassport was an intense, time-critical period in NPA’s history.