Operating as a gold refinery since 1899, The Perth Mint is a treasure trove of stories across the value chain from raw precious metals to minted coins and bars to e-commerce.
Go behind the doors of the mint to find out more about what makes the iconic landmark and government trading enterprise tick.
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While keeping some distance from each other to maintain our physical health in 2020, we have all appreciated how important it is to maintain positive social connections and good mental health.
Looking beyond the chair
Then I had a bike accident where I broke my spine. After around eight surgeries and a long time at the hospital, I found myself having to start a new life in a wheelchair.
Anxiety: Mental health is just as important as physical health
Asking for help takes courage and should be seen as a sign of strength not weakness.
Ghosts of The Perth Mint
Rumors of ghosts have haunted the halls of the Mint for almost 100 years.
How the West protected gold from bushrangers
Have you ever wondered how gold made it safely across the country in the age of the infamous bushrangers?
Celebrating 50 years of WA government ownership
Thanks to the change of ownership 50 years ago, all Perth Mint operations, undertakings and obligations are guaranteed by the Western Australian government.
Future king visited The Perth Mint
The man who was to become King George V, His Royal Highness the Duke of Cornwall and York, visited The Perth Mint at the turn of of the 20th Century.
Big coin in the Big Apple
Proudly representing The Perth Mint and the Australian gold industry, our one-of-a-kind Australian Kangaroo One Tonne Gold Coin has taken New York by storm.
The Perth Mint overcomes early challenge to mark 120 years
The occasion of our 120th anniversary on 20 June presents an opportunity to recount a story that may sound astonishingly familiar.
Golden journey for The Perth Mint
The Mine to Mint tour takes you to Australia’s largest operating gold mine, Newmont Australia’s Boddington Gold Mine, and The Perth Mint. See gold from the ground up.