THE Australian Hotels Association (AHA) had its beginnings in Tasmania when a group of Hobart licensed victuallers, including ex-convict and host of the Tasmanian Inn, David Watson Bush, met to consider how best to promote and protect their businesses. The… Read More ›
Australian Hotel Association
Sydney’s stolen beer glass epidemic: Over 180,000 glasses a week disappeared from the city’s 600 pubs in 1944
DURING the 1940s, Sydney’s pubs was suffering a persisting problem with customers stealing beer glasses. The problem had been around for decades, but the curious practice of ‘souveniring’ beer glasses from Sydney’s pubs had become a major headache for publicans… Read More ›
WHILE Sydney has plenty of colourful pub stories, there’s one watering hole that traded at the corner of King and George Streets in the CBD for over 80 years that’s hard to pass for notoriety. In fact, the corner pub… Read More ›
NSW President of ULVA (Mr. Connolly) says Australia’s climate is not suitable for beer gardens. – The Sun (Sydney, NSW ) Wednesday 30 January 1946.