Broken Hill

The Sticky Coin Craze

By MICK ROBERTS © WHILE my wife ran a few errands, I waited over a schooner of Reschs at the White Horse Hotel on Crown Street, Surry Hills. Pulling-up a bar stool, I noticed sitting beside my beer, a tip jar,… Read More ›


The Quondong Hotel: 1891-2000

  “QUONDONG HOTEL, Thirty-three miles from anywhere. Half-way house on the Menindie to Broken Hill coach line.” – The Sydney Mail Wednesday 26 October 1910. By MICK ROBERTS © ALL that remains in the arid outback setting of where the Quondong… Read More ›

The Yanco Glen Hotel

IN January 1987, with a group of friends travelling outback NSW, we stopped at a memorable little galvanised iron pub, with the tiniest of public bars, and with only icey cold canned or bottled beer available to wet our dusty… Read More ›