Published on Mar 21, 2017

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Your customers will soon be handing you new-look ten dollar notes!

The $10 note has had an image update, and some tricky new security features have been added too.

But not to worry, you won’t mistake it for a different denomination. It’s still made out of that plastic, can’t-rip-it-no-matter-how-hard-you-try material, and the familiar portrait of A.B. Banjo Patterson still graces the note.

However, a portrait of poet Dame Mary Gilmore appears on the flip side of the new note.

If you get out your microscope you will see excerpts from poems created by each poet have been included on the note in microprint.

The rolling colour effect will include the sulphur crested cockatoo, the nib of a pen with a rolling 3 dimensional border, and a typical homestead, all of which will appear in the clear top to bottom security strip.

Other security features will include serial numbers and a year of print number both of which fluoresce under UV.

A pen nib will also appear in a small clear window in one corner of the note, and another cockatoo which flaps its wings when the note is tilted.

There are also two raised bumps along each of the long edges of the note.

The note won’t be in circulation until September this year, but you can check out all the security features at RBA before it goes into circulation.

The next generation of $10 notes still features authors Dame Mary Gilmore and AB ‘Banjo’ Paterson. Picture: Supplied

The new notes also feature a range of anti-counterfeit security measures. Picture: Supplied