60's MELBOURNE NEWSSTAND Flinders Street Station Melbourne 1969. (EXTRA PHOTO DETAIL) I love the woman in the big hair selling papers, & cigarettes are openly displayed, you just don't see that anymore. And The Queen on the Women's Weekly cover & the Girlie mags all pinned up. Great photo. From the fabulous book MELBOURNE by Angus O'Callaghan by Ben Albrecht 2015. (minkshmink on pinterest)
Opening of the new bar at Hotel London, Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, 24 July 1953. The liquor licensing laws of the day obliged public bars to close at 6 pm The ensuing rush to the bar to line up drinks before closing time became known as the "six o'clock swill".