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Unformatted text preview: detainees could exchange their national currency (often smuggled out their own countries) for Skippy-dollars. Christmas Island Detention Central Bank ？？ He trades these tokens with shopkeepers for goods to be sold in the detention centre. Even tourists visiting Christmas Island have exchanged Australian currency for these tokens so as to keep them as souvenirs, and some of the shopkeepers on the island have also accepted the tokens in payment for snacks, and small cheap souvenirs. They then exchange them with Tony for foreign currency....
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This note was uploaded on 10/08/2011 for the course LAW 101 taught by Professor Jan during the Three '11 term at Monash.
- Three '11