Originally Posted by Pocket-full-of-gold
but the number of live venues is certainly not what it once was.....all the old haunts over run by dreaded pokies. There's still places to play, but as an outsider looking in, the scene sure seems to be a lot smaller than what it was when I was in it.
I was in Melbourne about 10 years ago and was amazed at how good the scene was compared with Syd. What a shame to hear you've gone down the drain like us. I take it there was a change in the gaming machine laws ... that's how it happened here. We're simply not as profitable as the machines.