Which Australian should feature on the new $5 note?

Thursday, September 15, 2022 12:45 pm
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Following the Queen’s death, the Australian National Bank announced that King Charles will soon appear on the $5 note in her place. New coins will also be minted with his portrait.

But many Australians have been suggesting iconic Australian celebrities should replace the Queen on our banknotes. A popular choice has been Steve Irwin. He was known as the Crocodile hunter and passed away in 2006, but still remains an Aussie icon. So Kirste and Dan wanted to know who do you think could replace the Queen on the $5 note? Here are some of our listeners’ ideas:

  • Uncle Jack Charles
  • John Farnham
  • Olivia Newton John
  • Farnsy and Barnsy
  • Kathy Freeman
  • The Wiggles
  • Bob Hawke
  • Hugh, Jackman
  • Alf Stewart
  • Bert Newton
  • Bluey

Who do you think could replace the Queen on the $5 note? Let us know your thoughts by texting or messaging us on socialsListen to the full chat below!

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