I remember when I was a kid my mother singing a bit of this. As a consequence, I have never forgotten the date of the introduction of # decimal currency, either.

Note also the authentic Aussie accents. Nobody speaking in an official capacity, including cartoon characters, could be permitted to shatter the pretense that we were still part of the mother country until the 80s. Even satirical theatre luvvies couldn't whip out a long vowel or a soft consonent until Barry Humphries went to London to be granted Peter Cook's consent.

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@Matthew Davidson I wonder which came first Slim Dusty or Rolf Harris before his downfall? my money's on Slim.