Australia is removing the British monarchy from its bank notes

March 2, 2023

According to APNews:

The nation’s central bank said… its new $5 bill would feature an Indigenous design rather than an image of King Charles III.

The $5 bill was Australia’s only remaining bank note to still feature an image of the monarch.

… Labor Party is seeking to make Australia a republic with an Australian citizen as head of state instead of the British monarch.

Australians voted in a 1999 referendum proposed by a Labor government to maintain the British monarch as Australia’s head of state.

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