(The Mint)
Treasury
The Royal Australian Mint (RAM) is a government agency operating within the Commonwealth Government portfolio of the Treasury and is the sole supplier of Australia's circulating coinage. RAM also produces a range of high quality collector coins (numismatic coins) which are sold through an extensive mail order operation, e-commerce, a network of domestic and international coin dealers, selected Australia Post outlets and the Mint shop. RAM is a major Canberra tourist attraction with a public gallery and shop that have attracted an average of 150,000 visitors over the last three years. RAM also produces circulating coins for other countries (mainly South Pacific countries).
Appropriations 192575000
Departmental expenses 108157000
Average staffing level 239

Key People

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification

    GGS

  • Established By / Under

    PGPA Rule (Schedule 1)

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?

    No

  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality

    Small

  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    General Public Services

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Operate with some Independence

  • Auditor

    ANAO

  • Creation Date

    22 February 1965

  • Postal Address

    Royal Australian Mint, Locked Bag 31, Kingston ACT 2604

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chief Executive Officer Air Vice-Marshal Mr. Leigh Gordon 1 February 2021 31 January 2024

Enquiry Lines

Title Phone Number Hours of Operation Description
Royal Australian Mint 1300 652 020 8.30am to 4.30pm
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