teaching resource

The People on Australian Banknotes – Posters

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 9 pages | Years: 3 - 6

A set of posters outlining the various facts about the people represented on Australian banknotes.

These illustrated posters provide students with a summarised look at the people on Australian banknotes.

Each poster includes a quick history of the person’s life with notable facts or accomplishments as well as a cropped image of the banknote on which they appear.

The posters include:

  • Queen Elizabeth II
  • Dame Mary Gilmore
  • Banjo Paterson
  • Reverend John Flynn
  • Mary Reibey
  • Edith Cowan
  • David Unaipon
  • Sir John Monash
  • Dame Nellie Melba.

If you have printing trouble using Adobe Reader, try printing using a web browser like Google Chrome instead. Right-click on the file once it has downloaded and ‘Open with’ Google Chrome. From there you can use your printer settings to print the posters how you wish.


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