NSW hotels

Taking a leak at the Auburn pub

Part of an archive of forensic photography created by the NSW Police between 1912 and 1964. With the introduction of 6pm closing the phenomenon known as the ‘six o’clock swill’ emerged. Approximately 90 per cent of beer was consumed between… Read More ›


Captains Flat Hotel, Captains Flat NSW

[The Canberra Times Wednesday 31 March 1976] OLD PUB TO HELP BURY ITS PAST The contractor reshaping and covering the mine dumps above Captains Flat, Cleary Brothers Pty Ltd, has bought the Captains Flat Hotel to house 30 employees. Mr Dennis Cleary said yesterday that the hotel had been bought… Read More ›

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