Royal Australian Mint
(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).
Type of Body
A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity
GFS Sector Classification
Established By / Under
PGPA Rule (Schedule 1)
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
GFS Function / Sector Reported
General Public Services
PS Act Body
Yes - Operate with some Independence
22 February 1965
Royal Australian Mint, Locked Bag 31, Kingston ACT 2604