New ASIC and MSIC design
The Australian Government is planning to introduce changes to the ASIC and MSIC including:
- a new card design; and
- a new tamper evident laminate overlay, replacing the current Kinegram.
These changes will ensure the ASIC and MSIC are easier to read and authenticate while making them more resistant to unauthorised tampering or replication.
At this stage, the transition to the new design is likely to commence in mid-2017.
More information will be available in the coming months.