Northern Territory hotels

Boycotting beer – The Great Pub Strikes

By MICK ROBERTS © THE barmaids must have looked on in sheer horror as thousands of thirsty beer drinkers began filling the public bar of their Bulli hotel on Christmas Eve 1940. With just 40 minutes before closing time, hardly a… 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 ›

Hotel Alice Springs, Northern Territory

HOTEL HISTORY RECALLED [Centralian Advocate (Alice Springs NT) Friday 3 September 1954] ON Saturday evening the Hotel Alice Springs celebrated the 25th anniversary of the opening of a small grocery store by Mr. Ly Underdown, from which eventuated the massive hotel still in the course of completion. Twenty-five… Read More ›