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Why didn’t they use Stage 88 last night?

By martin75 - 12 March 2013 4

Here’s a thought: If Stage 88 was used last night instead of paying for a massive stage to be built next to the lake, they could of used the money on:

  • having more than 3 toilets at Regatta point
  • providing more food options for the event
  • providing better food options for the event
  • having alcohol options for everyone (not just the 1% of Canberrans that got a ticket to the bubbly bar)

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4 Responses to
Why didn’t they use Stage 88 last night?
GardeningGirl 4:18 pm 12 Mar 13

Two decades after we went to the Canberra Day fireworks they STILL haven’t figured out basics like properly organising toilets for a crowd?

gazket 3:44 pm 12 Mar 13

There were 3 toilets for 100000 people. Kenny would have been busy

chewy14 3:12 pm 12 Mar 13

Because the events were meant to be around the lake and Stage 88 was too far for this purpose.

They also didn’t want to create a massive rush as everyone would have moved from stage 88 down to the lake to see the fireworks.

Holden Caulfield 2:48 pm 12 Mar 13

Yes, this does seem like a good question.

My only guess is they didn’t want people facing away from the lake, maybe, perhaps?

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