NSW hotels

Frightening tales from two wayside inns

The Midnight Prowler IT was dark when Burnett, and I pulled up at Sunder’s pub and asked the distance to Muralla. We had just finished a droving contract and were bound for that one-horse township to see if we could… Read More ›

Armidale’s International: Once popular with thirsty railwaymen, stock salesmen and drovers

SADLY relegated to the pages of history, the International Hotel was located in Niagara-street, Armidale, NSW. During the 1920s the freehold of the pub was owned by William Joseph Doyle. Arthur William Chapman was licensee when the hotel was forced… Read More ›

Police operation will focus on compliance as pubs reopen across NSW today

A MONTH-LONG high visibility police operations is underway focusing on social distancing and Public Health Order compliance in licensed premises, as pubs reopen across NSW today (Monday June 1). NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian announced that hotels across the state will… Read More ›

Carlton & United Breweries rolling out 2,000 barrels of free beer to help pubs through pandemic

  Carlton & United Breweries is rolling out 2,000 barrels of free beer to help pubs and clubs survive the coronavirus crisis. Having already raised more than $1 million in cash for struggling pubs and clubs through the For the Love… Read More ›

Publicans were buried in the backyard of Oberon’s notoriously ‘flimsy’ Brighton Hotel

By MICK ROBERTS © IN its final days, the Brighton Hotel, in the NSW Central Tablelands’ town of Oberon, wasn’t the place for the faint-hearted. Remembered as a ‘blood house’, due to the frequent fights in its bar, many unsuccessful… Read More ›

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