Our new $5 note has a vending machine problemThere are plenty of security features in Australia's new $5 note, but if you're after chips and a Coke at the train station, you're in trouble.
Australia has a brand new $5 note that's in circulation now. But we're hearing reports that it's not actually working in vending machines. So we took to the streets to find out for ourselves. Right. No dice. No deal. [BLANK_AUDIO]. No deal, again. For the punter out there, is your five bucks going to work in the pokies? [BLANK_AUDIO]. Let's try a different machine. [BLANK_AUDIO] [SOUND] Trusty [UNKNOWN] machine, you will not fail me now. [MUSIC] [SOUND] [UNKNOWN] All right. Government owned state rail, surely this has to work Okay. [BLANK_AUDIO] [MUSIC] Victory. [LAUGH] All that R& D on Australia's new dollarydoos is gonna get you a single train ticket. But if you want absolutely anything else, then you're out of luck. [MUSIC]