The Cartoonist

Robert Menzies, with an umbrella, and Harold Holt are struggling to walk in a fierce storm. The hailstones falling all around them are all labelled No.
I’ve got a feeling this is getting worse.’

Royal Row

The Herald, 7 June 1963

The Prime Minister’s suggestion to call the new decimal currency the Royal was being met by opposition from the public, in the form of informal polls, letters to the editor and word of mouth. Few were keen on the idea.