As Sydney sweltered in yesterday’s heat-wave hotels were popular. This was the scene at 1 pm in the Astra Hotel, Bondi. Average success of thirsty drinkers in the crowded bar was two drinks per hour. – The Sun (Sydney) Sunday 4 November 1945.
YOU BEAUT! Tooheys brewery went to the rescue of city hotels today when thirsty shoppers crowded bars. Here is some of the brewery’s stock that employees rushed to hotels. -The Sun (Sydney) Thursday 24 December 1953