Australian Hotels

Quirindi’s Imperial Hotel lost its magnificent balcony – twice!

By MICK ROBERTS © WHEN Adam ‘Jack’ Swale walked into the police station confessing to swindling the Tamarang Council while shire clerk in 1912, it ended the career of one of Quirindi’s best known citizens and most successful businessmen. Swale… Read More ›

Last drinks for 150-year-old Concord pub, hosted by three generations of the one family

By MICK ROBERTS © FOLLOWING hot on the heels of the demolition of Parramatta’s historic Royal Oak Hotel, the NSW Government is about to rase another of Sydney’s landmark pubs in the name of public transport infrastructure. With much controversy… Read More ›

Study finds despite Covid-19 pub restrictions, Aussies did not “get on the beer” at home during lockdowns

NEW research has revealed Australians did not “get on the beers” at home during the nation’s COVID-19 lockdowns despite the closure of licensed venues. On-premises alcohol consumption was prohibited in Australia in March following the closure of pubs, clubs, restaurants,… Read More ›

Here’s how you can help your local pub during the coronavirus lock-down

Carlton & United Breweries and the Australian Hotels Association have teamed up to help pubs survive the coronavirus crisis. For the Love of Your Local campaign is calling on drinkers to visit the ‘Love of Your Local’ website then nominate their… Read More ›

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