This may be the Swallow & Ariell's "Busy Bee" Novelty Night at South Melbourne Town Hall, Friday 30 June 1916. 1916 '"NOVELTY NIGHT."', Port Melbourne Standard (Vic. : 1914 - 1920), 8 July, p. 3., viewed 21 Oct 2020, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article91165168
One of 44 black and white photos recording the work and contribution by Swallow & Ariell's "Busy Bee" for the First World War in Europe
.38 - Probably the same social event as (.33) to (.37) taken from the rear of the hall towards the stage . Many of the audience are in fancy dress.