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Baretop girls to be charged

MELBOURNE, Monday. — Two dancers who served the new Courage beer to patrons at a Richmond hotel while naked to the waist on Friday night would be charged with indecent behaviour, the Chief Commissioner of Police, Mr Arnold, said today. Mr… Read More ›

Out for a bargain: Police sell ‘sly-grog’ at auction

The auction of confiscated illegal liquor attracted big crowds, including local publicans, in Melbourne during the 1920s. Liquor that was confiscated by the law during raids on ‘sly-grog shops’ were often brought to auction by the Victorian Government to boost… Read More ›

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