Mysterious death at the Federal A POST mortem failed to reveal the cause of death of 48-year-old Henry Murphy, who was found dead in a bedroom at the Federal Hotel, Temora in September 1948. A broken drinking glass and a wrapper of… Read More ›
The Brisbane Telegraph published this fantastic photograph taken in the Darling Downs, of South West Queensland on November 30 1933 with the statement: “We wonder whether the traveller who camped under this well known hotel sign on the Pittsworth Road… Read More ›
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 Sydney Sun Thursday 24 December 1953
THE THIRSTY GOLDFIELDS: The Oroya Palace Hotel at Sandstone in 1912. The proprietor, John McManaway, was an old Murchison identity. He is shown in the photograph standing on the curbing.– Western Mail (Perth WA) Thursday 17 June 1937 * The hotel was named after… Read More ›
Old Land Mark Disappears: The Moonmera Hotel (By Our Mt Morgan Correspondent) THE passing of the Moonmera Hotel, situated at the foot of the Razor-back, due to the surrendering of the license and the sale of the buildings, will remove… Read More ›
Digger (right) holds glass of beer in one hand, “tosses ’em” with the other, while others of the impromptu Hay Street (Perth) school” await the result. – The Daily News (Perth, WA) Friday 22 November 1940.
By MICK ROBERTS © DURING the early part of the 19th century, many of Sydney’s pubs had quaint names, accompanied by an indicative sign, swinging from posts or awnings. There was the Black Boy, in George Street, the Brown Bear… Read More ›