National Archives of Australia

Posts Tagged as: alcohol

Prohibition in Canberra: King O’Malley and the ‘dry’ capital

Issue 10 April 2013

Discover the 'dry' years of Australia's national capital and the charismatic politician who fought against the 'stagger juice'. Continue reading

What a gem! Don’t drink six middies an hour and drive

Issue 10 April 2013

Meet the Aussie 'slobs' who featured in a 1970s campaign against drink-driving. Continue reading

Cheers! Here’s to South Australian brewing and winemaking

Issue 2 March 2011

A glimpse at the Archives’ records relating to the brewing and winemaking industry, some dating as far back as 1894. Continue reading