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PRESS RELEASE — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

Statement by Minister for Education and Science, the Hon. Nigel Bowen, Q.C., M.P.

Mr Nigel Bowen, Minister for Education and Science, announced today that following a request from the Council

of the Australian National University, the Government had

agreed to a limited extension of provisions for the sale of liquor at the University. The new arrangements, to begin

this year, will enable liquor to be purchased in Halls of Residence and the Union by members who are over the age of eighteen in accordance with rules to be prescribed by the

University Council.

It had also been decided by the Government that similar facilities should be available, if desired by the governing bodies, for colleges affiliated with the University and for the Canberra College of Advanced

Education.

Department of Education and Science 22 January 1970.