Melbourne Hotels

Mystic publican’s tragic end

Found dead in Melbourne hotel room By MICK ROBERTS © HEARING gunfire, the publican of a Melbourne hotel rushed upstairs to find the body of his celebrity guest lying in a pool of blood on a bedroom floor. The year… Read More ›


The Standard’s Budgee

Joe, a five-weeks-old budgerigar, is the drinkers’ friend at the Standard Hotel, Fitzroy (Vic.). Here he is seen perched on two different kinds of glasses — having one on the house, and balanced on the glasses of the licensee, Mr. Claude Coleman. – Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga, NSW… Read More ›

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