(The Mint)
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 171022000
Departmental expenses 121051000
Average staffing level 239

Key People

Further information

  • Type of Body

    A. Non Corporate Commonwealth Entity

  • GFS Sector Classification


  • Established By / Under

    PGPA Rule (Schedule 1)

  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    A. Principal

  • Materiality


  • GFS Function / Sector Reported

    General Public Services

  • PS Act Body

    Yes - Operate with some Independence

  • Auditor


  • Creation Date

    22 February 1965

  • Postal Address

    Royal Australian Mint, Locked Bag 31, Kingston ACT 2604

Enquiry Lines

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

Government appointed boards

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