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Becoming cashless, but at what cost?

14 March 2024

2:00 AM

14 March 2024

2:00 AM

Cash is no longer King. Long before the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) decided to remove the monarch from our five-dollar note, a campaign had already begun to make Australia cashless. Not a grassroots campaign led by the community, but rather one led by the ‘big three’.

Big banks, big government, and big business.

What’s in it for them, you might ask?

For the banks, it’s obvious.

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