Liquor Referendum Act, No 10, 1916

Referendum held by the New South Wales government on 10 June 1916 to determine the closing hour of pubs and hotels. Six o'clock closing was introduced initially as a temporary measure during the war but made permanent in 1919. Closing time was not extended again until 1 February 1955.

Milestone
Date of event
10 Jun 1916
Name
Alternate
Early Closing referendum
Type