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Get Fred Hollows on the $5 note 

Five dollars. During Fred's lifetime, that was the price of a sight-saving intraocular lens. So Fred asked Australians to donate a fiver and help restore sight to millions around the world.

The $5 note still goes a long way today, with only five of them ($25) needed to restore sight in some countries. But strangely enough, the $5 note is the only Australian bank note which doesn't recognise a great Australian. 

So we think it’s time to “Put Fred on the Fiver”. But we need your help: will you sign our petition below?

We want to replace the image of Parliament House with an image of Fred. Yes, Parliament House is an important building, but isn't it time for a worthy Australian to have pride of place? 

If you'd rather see Fred on the Fiver then please sign the petition below. The more signatures we get, the more chance we can make it happen in the future. Let's celebrate a great Australian. 

We will ensure that your voice is heard by the Reserve Bank of Australia. By clicking submit, you confirm you are over 18 years old. The results of this petition will be passed on to the Reserve Bank of Australia. Personal information is collected to send updates about the progress of the petition and other communications. Our privacy policy is available here and outlines how you can access or correct your personal information, who we disclose it to, and how we store it. 

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