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Freedom and the decline of cash: some see conspiracy

ANALYSIS: The use of cash is falling fast in Australia, spawning wild theories and a populist movement against digital payments.

WATCH: NBR columnist Lachlan Colquhoun speaks with Will Mace.

Back in the 1990s Australia created a world first with the invention of the first polymer banknotes, and the country is now one of the leaders in the move away from cash and towards digital payments.

Not everyone is happy about this, however, and the so-called ‘war on cash’ has become another

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Lachlan Colquhoun Wed, 17 Apr 2024
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