Why people work here

Reserve Bank of Australia

We are Australia's central bank and contribute to the stability of the currency, full employment, and the economic prosperity and welfare of the Australian people. We do this by setting the cash rate to meet an agreed medium-term inflation target, working to maintain a strong financial system and efficient payments system, and issuing the nation's banknotes. We also provide banking services the Australian Government and manage Australia's gold and foreign exchange reserves.

We take pride in our core values and these values guide everything we do. These are:

  • Promotion of the public interest
  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Intelligent inquiry
  • Respect

We get excited because our contribution as employees has a higher purpose. No matter what role we have at the RBA, we know we are contributing to the greater good and in turn, impacting the lives of all Australian’s positively. Collectively we are proud of what the RBA does, what it stands for and the values and integrity that are ingrained in our ways of working.