The picture in the centre probably explains why we demolished the others
Capital Theatre Manuka
(later to be demolished)
Alcohol could not be purchased in Canberra, residents had to make a regular trips to the pubs of near Queanbeyan or the Cricketers Arms near Hall. Later there was a referendum and Canberra residents voted for grog and the sale of alcohol. The first shipment of beer arrived soon after with great relief.
National Library in Kings Avenue