Of course it goes up and down like any currencies but roughly, over the
time, you can say that it is worth somewhere not too far from the US
Like in other countries, the people and places on the notes are some
iconic places and important people in Australia.
Australian currency by StephenMitchell via Flickr.com
On the ten dollar note is Banjo Patterson who wrote the inofficial
anthem Waltzing Matilda; and Dame Mary Gilmore, who was a campaigner
for the better for the poor people, women, and Indigenous people.
On the 20 dollar note is John Flynn who started the Royal Flying Doctor
Service; and Mary Reibey who arrived as a convict teenager but turned
into a pioneer businesswoman and a respected community leader.
On the 50 dollar note is David Unaipon - a writer and inventor; and
Edith Cowan - the first female member of Parliament.
On the 100 dollar note is Sir John Monash - an engineer and military
commander; and Dame Nellie Melba - the first internationally renowned
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