Queensland hotels

Road Trip: Millaa Millaa and beyond

OUR road trip to north Queensland in September 2020 provided us with the opportunity of visiting the small rural townships of Millaa Millaa, Ravenshoe and Mount Garnet. While we’ve visited the Atherton Tablelands in the past, this time we had… Read More ›

Pub resorts to sawn-off bottles, jars and enamel mugs during war time beer glass shortages

AUSTERITY BEER MUGS BEER AT Hides Hotel, Cairns, is served in sawn-off beer bottles, coffee jars, enamel mugs, and honey jars. The manager says all the hotel’s drinking glasses have been “souvenired.” Prices for drinks range from 9d to 3/6,… Read More ›

Broadway Hotel’s ‘temporary bar’ served-up beer for almost five years at Kingaroy

THIS grand structure was branded Queensland’s strangest hotel in 1934. The “temporary bar”, served the licensing purposes of the Broadway Hotel, near Kingaroy, Queensland, after the original pub was destroyed by fire in 1932. While normally there’s a limited time for temporary… Read More ›

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