The currency of Australia is the Australian Dollar. It's code is AUD and the symbol is $. According to our data, AUD to USD is the most popular Aussie Dollar exchange rate conversion. Ever heard of the 'buck', 'dough' or 'aussie'? All three are nicknames for the Australian Dollar.
The most frequently used banknotes in Australia are: $5, $10, $20, $50, $100. The Aussie Dollar is used in: Australia, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, Norfolk Island, Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Australian Antarctic Territory, Coral Sea Islands, Heard Island & the McDonald Islands.
The Australian Dollar is the 5th most traded currency in the world. Many special edition notes and coins have been made to commemorate certain events, e.g. The Commonwealth Games in 1982 and the 40th Anniversary of the Sydney Opera House. Did you know: The AUD / USD pairing is nicknamed, the 'Ozzie.'