First ever five dollar note for the blind community to be issued in Australia

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A five dollar note will be released in Australia this Thursday with a new inclusive feature.

For the first time, the bill will include a tactile element aimed at helping the low vision citizens differentiate it from other denominations of bank note. 

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The new five dollar bill is part of a significant redesign of Australia’s currency. While the new note was universally hated for its loud graphics when announced in April (“our new fivers look like vomit,” was one criticism), this small tweak could make a real difference for more than 357,000 Australians. Read more…

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