Brisbane’s men-only Tattersall’s Club has voted to allow women to become members, ending gender-specific discrimination spanning more than 150 years.
The vote was close, with 1,405 members voting in favour of the change and 1,368 voting against.
Tattersall’s Club president Stuart Fraser said the motion received an unprecedented response from members.
“A total of 63 per cent of our membership participated in the ballot … the highest for a motion in Tattersall’s Club history,” he said.
More to come.