Queensland hotels

The Treasury Hotel, Brisbane

Old Dunmore Arms Hotel, corner George and Elizabeth Streets, Brisbane: Between the hotel and the Bank of New South Wales are old buildings, which for years were the business premises of Francis Hicks (familiarly known as “Old” Hicks). The office of Mr…. Read More ›

Publican feared his hotel would be torched if he offered beds to ‘scab’ labourers during great shearers strike

By MICK ROBERTS © A QUEENSLAND publican who refused accommodation to ‘scab’ labourers, out of fear that his pub would be burnt to the ground, during the height of the great shearers’ strike, was shown no mercy by a magistrate…. Read More ›

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