People were often picked up and put in the Lock-up for being drunk & disorderly. Friends who were drinking in the shop next door would bring over jugs of beer. […]
On the bottom, right hand side, it sports the VicHealth and City of Port Phillip logos.
This plaque is part of a series from the the Margins, Memories and Markers project. Outside the community services hub is one about evictions, outside Coles is one about gentrification and then here, near a law firm and a bar
, is one about drunkenness. So the plaques seem to be celebrating things that you would not usually expect to see immortalised in public spaces, unless they happened a long time ago.
I wonder what drunken stories people in 30, 50 or 100 years would think are worth remembering from Port Melbourne?