The current Great Northern Hotel at Newcastle opened in 1938. It’s the third hotel of the same name to occupy the site, its predecessors having been in operation since 1864. The hotel was designed by Sydney architects Rudder and Grout and built… Read More ›
With temperatures rising to 90 degrees in Newcastle yesterday, the hotels were thronged with thirsty customers – so thirsty that the beer supplies failed in some cases. This group made a typical scene during the afternoon. – Newcastle Morning Herald Thursday 1 January 1948.
Robert Bruce, 74, and Andy Callaghan, 73, retired mineworkers, chat over a cool glass of beer at Kurri Kurri yesterday. – Newcastle Morning Herald (NSW) Tuesday 6 December 1949.