RBA seeks citizens’ ideas for redesigned A$5 note

Bank asks Australians to submit proposals for theme reflecting indigenous cultures

Australian A$5
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Australia’s central bank is seeking ideas from the country’s citizens for a redesign of the A$5 banknote that aims to reflect indigenous peoples’ culture and history.

The new design will replace the portrait of Elizabeth II on one side of the current banknote, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) said. The other side will continue to feature the Australian parliament.

Michelle McPhee, assistant governor of business services, said on March 1 that the theme of the new note “could be a story passed

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