Melbourne Hotels

Young and Jackson’s famous nude

Just who were Young and Jackson? By MICK ROBERTS © THERE’S a pub in Melbourne’s CBD that’s home to arguably Australia’s most famous ‘nude’. Established in 1861, Young & Jackson’s is one of Australia’s most recognisable hotels. It’s also home to… Read More ›


Turkey kept head

Shepparton, Tuesday. Fred Banjo Price, 60, hotel useful, tried to lassoo a turkey in the yard of the Shepparton Hotel. He missed and fell. Price was admitted to Mooroopna Hospital with a broken thigh. The turkey is still roaming free. – The Argus (Melbourne) Wednesday 31… Read More ›

The Popular Pub: When the Wowser Breasts the Bar.

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 ›

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