Fans of the late Steve Irwin start petition to feature the Crocodile Hunter on new Australian money

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Fans of the precocious Steve Irwin commencement petition to diagnostic the Crocodile Hunter connected caller Australian wealth INSTEAD of King Charles III

By Marta Jary For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 08:22 BST, 2 October 2022 | Updated: 14:55 BST, 2 October 2022

A petition to diagnostic the precocious Steve Irwin connected caller Australian $5 bills has emerged online. 

Petitioners Vincent Wu and Kirby Miles are down the move, and have listed the petition connected the Australian Parliament House website.  

'There is nary 1 much captious to the Australian civilization and individuality than Steve Irwin,' the petition reads. 

A petition to diagnostic the precocious Steve Irwin (pictured) connected caller Australian $5 bills has emerged online. Petitioners Vincent Wu and Kirby Miles are down the move, and person listed the petition connected the Australian Parliament House website

'The decease of Queen Elizabeth II and the proclamation of King Charles III raises an important question astir the aboriginal of Australian currency,' it reads.  

'There is nary 1 much captious to the Australian civilization and individuality than Steve Irwin. Steve is beloved by each and has go synonymous with the Australian values we clasp truthful dearly,' it continues. 

'He epitomised the tone of mateship; helium profoundly loved the Australian Wildlife, moving hard towards conservation and acquisition but possibly astir importantly he's conscionable a bully bloke. 

'There is nary 1 much captious to the Australian civilization and individuality than Steve Irwin. Steve is beloved by each and has go synonymous with the Australian values we clasp truthful dearly,' the petition states. Mock ups are pictured 

'This should not beryllium seen arsenic a measurement distant from the crown, but arsenic a measurement towards honouring a beloved Aussie hero. 

'There is truthful overmuch much that could beryllium said astir Steve but it comes down to this: we ought to honour a existent Aussie hero.

'We truthful inquire the House to alteration the look of the $5 enactment to Steve Irwin'. 

It comes aft the Reserve Bank of Australia provided a large update connected the aboriginal of Australia's $5 note, which iconically features Queen Elizabeth II's face

The determination whitethorn not beryllium popular, arsenic the clip of print, the petition has collected just 66 signatures. 

Irwin, known to millions astir the satellite arsenic 'the Crocodile Hunter', died connected September 4, 2006, astatine the property of 44 aft being pierced successful the thorax by a stingray portion filming a documentary connected the Great Barrier Reef. 

It comes aft the Reserve Bank of Australia provided a large update connected the aboriginal of Australia's $5 note, which iconically features Queen Elizabeth II's face. 

Australian coins and the $5 banknote are acceptable to beryllium updated to diagnostic the look of King Charles III pursuing the decease of the Queen at property 96. 

Australian coins and the $5 banknote are acceptable to beryllium updated to diagnostic the look of King Charles III (pictured) pursuing the decease of the Queen astatine property 96

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