Australian Hotels

Uncle Obadiah wasn’t impressed with family friendly pubs: ‘We used to play darts with crowbars and the barmen buried the losers’

WHEN a progressive publican spent £2,000 in 1946 making his Western Australian goldfields’ hotel family friendly, he came in for some criticism from the old-guard; those who thought pubs should be exclusively for the pleasures of men, and strictly for… Read More ›

Grand accommodation for seven shillings a night along the Pittsworth Road

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 ›

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