Times Past: December 19, 1969

By Isabella Gillespie
December 18 2021 - 6:00pm
The front page of The Canberra Times on December 19, 1969.

On this day in 1969, The Canberra Times reported that a special gate-crashing squad had been formed by the ACT police in an attempt to combat the "rising incidence of hoodlums forcing their way into private parties".



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