Currency Bill –

Country of Origin: Australia
Amount: 100 dollars
Year: 1996
Condition: Circulated
Reverse Image:
Australia 100 dollar - 1996 back

A Little History of Australia…..

This dollar bill is still in circulation and can still  be used as the legal tender in Australia. If you try to look up Australia History in 1996 anywhere on the internet, you will most likely encounter the Pot Arthur Massacre of 1996. This shooting rampage had caused 35 deaths and over 20 people wounded. The result of this massacre prompted the Australian government to pass the National Firearms Agreement in which all automatic and semi-automatic rifles were outlawed. The change in gun laws remains in effect until now. This subsequent legislation remains as one of the most major social reforms of the Australian government. More information can be found in the NBC News article – Port Arthur Massacre.

Grimson, Matthew. “Port Arthur Massacre: The Shooting Spree That Changed Australia’s Gun Laws.”NBC News. N.p., 28 Apr. 2016. Web. 13 Aug. 2016.

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