Wonthaggi Beer Strike

Details of the 1916 Wonthaggi Beer Strike. Rejection of mandated increase of prices from 3d. per pint to 4d. per pint
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Citizens to petition Premier. Brewery in Warracknabeal comes to the rescue and sends beer. - The Argus 17 July 1916

Citizens to petition Premier. Brewery in Warracknabeal comes to the rescue and sends beer. - The Argus 17 July 1916

Wonthaggi Workmen's Club circa 1909

Wonthaggi Workmen's Club circa 1909

Poem from Labor Call 27 July 1916

Poem from Labor Call 27 July 1916

The Warracknabeal Brewery circa 1900

The Warracknabeal Brewery & Aerated Water Factory on Yarriambiac Creek, Warracknabeal, established 1890 & owned by Mr E.

Beer Strike affirmed after public meeting. Members refuse to pay 4d for beer. 17 July 16 (The Age)

Beer Strike affirmed after public meeting. Members refuse to pay for beer. 17 July 16 (The Age)

Workmen's Club's beer supply is stopped after failure to charge 4d. The Age - 10 July 1916

Workmen's Club's beer supply is stopped after failure to charge The Age - 10 July 1916

Members criticise rise in price from 3d to 4d. Prices are returned to 3d. The Age 6 June 1916.

Members criticise rise in price from to Prices are returned to The Age 6 June

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