HUNDREDS queued up outside a hotel in Leederville [Perth] from 7 a.m.
onwards yesterday to collect a Xmas ration of 6 bottles of beer.
Cars and taxies added to the crowd as it waited for the
handout. Sale commenced at 10.30 a.m.,
400 dozen being sold.
–Sunday Times (Perth, WA) Sunday 22 December 1946.