Election money has been around for many years.
Gough Whitlam’s spin doctors were distributing these notes.
There were many different notes released over the years and this is a very fine example given that its age is more than 40 years.
The cartoon characterization depicts both Billy Sneddon (as a billy goat) and Billy McMahon as lackeys for the Richard Nixon administration in the States.
The election was decided on 02 December and Gough Whitlam came to power. One of his first acts was to remove the words “Commonwealth Of” from our currency notes.