Calculating with Australian Notes and Coins


Australian currency themed education resources, including:

  • Facts for students - investigating Australia‚Äôs currency, including the history of our notes (from paper to polymer) and our coins, their appearance and where they are produced.
  • Lessons & activity sheets - a five-lesson unit of work (including activity sheets) exploring monetary concepts such as exchanging, calculating change, creating simple financial plans and applying discounts. There are learning options for years 3 to 6. There are also extra lesson ideas to complement the unit of work.
  • Extra resources - illustrations and/or photos and a list of useful websites to further explore Australian notes and coins.


Copyright © FOR TEACHERS for students

Please see copyright details on this website.

Learning area

Includes cross-curricular lesson ideas and activities

Learning level

  • lower primary
  • primary
  • middle years