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Some interesting events from Hamley Bridge's past.

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The Beer Tax

Posted on March 16, 2011 at 10:28 PM Comments comments (0)

When the Parliament were considering introducing a beer tax in South Australia, a public meeting was held in the Hamley Bridge Institute to vote on the matter ..... some of the thoughts were very naive, like ..  publicans wouldn't put up the price of beer because of the tax!

On Friday evening, September 12 1884, a meeting was held in the Hamley Bridge Institute to consider the proposed tax on beer. Around 50 people attended. Mr. R. P. Annear was vote...

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