Northern Territory hotels

Thirsty termites

DARWIN’S termites are gaining fame. The recent news of their destruction of £300 worth of beer stored in a galvanised iron salt-strewn shed reminds a Cairns (N.Q.) resident of another incident of 20 years ago. He was then proprietor of… Read More ›

Hotel Darwin

Bitten by croc in hotel bar Darwin. – Pat Wright, taxi driver, had the index finger of his right hand nearly severed yesterday afternoon when he tweaked a 5-ft. crocodile’s tail in Hotel Darwin Saloon bar. He was given an… Read More ›

Pub scrap album

PUBS often featured in the pages of newspapers, revealing a fascinating glimpse into the workings and culture of Australian communities and in particular working class men and women. Here are a selection: FOR 44 years she has served beer. In… Read More ›