Times Past: December 9, 1976

Miriam Webber
By Miriam Webber
December 8 2021 - 6:30pm

A report on the front page of The Canberra Times on this day in 1976 found the introduction of poker machines into ACT clubs had had a dramatic effect on the Queanbeyan Leagues Club, whose poker-machine takings had dropped by about $2,000 a day since early November, according to club officials.


Miriam Webber

Miriam Webber

City reporter

I'm the Canberra Times' city reporter, digging into how the capital is developing and the issues affecting residents, businesses and community organisations. Drop me a line at miriam.webber@canberratimes.com.au