Green’s Dictionary of Slang

fisher’s flimsies n.

(Aus.) currency notes issued during the government of Prime Minister Andrew Fisher (1862–1928).

Parliament of Tasmania Report of Select Committee on Monetary System n.p.: Supporters of the system try to discourage the idea that any reform or alteration is necessary. The foundation of the Commonwealth Bank, for example, was greeted with declamatory cries of ‘Fisher’s flimsies!’.