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Rationing seen hundreds queuing for Christmas beer in 1946

beer shortage western australia
HUNDREDS queued up outside a hotel in Leederville [Perth] from 7am 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 10.30am, 400 dozen being sold.
– Perth Sunday Times December 22 1946

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