The Commercial Travellers’ Conference unanimously adopted the resolution:-“That the present licensing law in different States is tending to reduce the number of hotels to the detriment of the comfort and convenience of the travelling public.” –Western Mail (Perth, WA )… Read More ›
– Northern Star (Lismore, NSW ) Friday 26 March 1937
Charabanc Guide: “We are now passing the oldest hotel in Sydney. Convivial Squatter: “Cripes, why?”
PUBLICAN: “There’s that chap Binks, mad drunk in my bar; come an’ ‘elp us to get him out and I’ll give y’ a bottle of whisky, Bill.” BILL: “Then who’s goin’ t’ get me out?” – Punch (Melbourne, Vic.) Thursday 1 October 1908.
THE Legislative Assembly has decided to permit publicans to sell non-intoxicating drinks after 9.30pm. It is expected that local publicans will follow the example of Glasgow by converting their hotels into social tea and refreshment rooms during prohibited hours. – Truth (Melbourne, Victoria edition), Saturday 2 October 1915,… Read More ›