New $20 note unveiled – a win for blind & low vision community

The Reserve Bank of Australia has unveiled the new $20 note, which has been specially manufactured to assist vision-impaired Aussies to use the currency with three raised bumps on each of the long edges of the banknote to allow people to identify the note amongst other Australian currency.

 

New Australian $20 note

New Australian $20 note

 

“The Reserve Bank of Australia is extremely grateful for the assistance and support from the blind and low vision community to improve the accessibility of Australia’s banknotes.”

 

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