Young and Jacksons Hotel Melbourne

The 1952 Victorian Beer Strike: This barrel broke the drought

TO the relief of publicans and drinkers a 34-day-beer strike by workers at the Carlton and United Brewery ended at 3pm on December 2 1952 – just in time for Christmas. ‘Hotels all over Melbourne were ready for the brewery… Read More ›

Publican composer

MELBOURNE, Saturday.— A song composed by the licensee of a well-known Melbourne hotel made musical history this week when it became the first Australian composition  to top the sheet music sales. The song  is “Goodnight, Mr. Moon.” The composer, Mr. Allan Ryan, licensee of Young and Jackson’s Hotel, said today: “Band-leader William… Read More ›

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