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Emu Hotel was a favourite with the inmates of the Parramatta asylum

By MICK ROBERTS © LITTERALLY sitting on the banks of the Parramatta River, the quaintly named Emu Hotel had gained a reputation as a disorderly house during the 1890s. The pub was frequented by inmates from the nearby benevolent asylums and… Read More ›

Just who were Young and Jackson, and the story of their famous nude, Chloe

By MICK ROBERTS © THERE’S a pub in Melbourne’s CBD that’s home to arguably Australia’s most famous ‘nude’. Established in 1861, Young & Jackson is one of Australia’s most recognisable hotels. It’s also home to ‘Chloe’. The pub, named after two… Read More ›

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