Election money has been around for many years.
Billy Sneddon as leader of the Liberal Party after Billy McMahon was distributing these notes as a part of the anti-Labor campaign in 1975.
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 Gough Whitlam and points out the devaluation of the Australian dollar during the Labour party’s term of office.
The election would never be held due to Gough’s dismissal by the Governor General John Kerr which in turn created a double disolution of the Houses of Parliament and left Australia rudderless and without a government.