Increase in drunkeness

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A group of slightly drunk looking men, three sitting on Tooth & Co., beer barrels at Morpeth (near Newcastle). Photo: University of Newcastle collection.


“The police report for 1903 shows there was an increase of 800 in the number of arrests for drunkenness. In 1882 there was one hotel for every 293 inhabitants, and now there is one for 597 persons in Sydney.”

– Bulli Times September 3 1904


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