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Tragedy Strikes Travellers Rest Hotel Thorpdale - 10 April 2017

Tragedy struck the Travellers Rest Hotel in Thorpdale, Victoria on 4th April 2017 when it went up in flames in the middle of the night and took the life of the local publican John Bantock. The pub had been owned by members of the same family... more »

A walk down memory lane in Halifax, QLD - 16 February 2017

G'day, On a recent trip to North Queensland I made a small detour and visited Halifax. My father's family immigrated to Halifax years before WW2; my grandfather cut sugar cane (by hand), my father started in the QLD railway at the Bemerside... more »

The Victoria Hotel Melbourne - Check out the latest update - 31 January 2017

For all our avid pub followers and history aficianados, the Ibis Styles Melbourne - The Victoria Hotel have generously offered new historical photos and information to add to our directory. Check out the listing! www.gdaypubs.com.au/VIC/melbourne/city/66039/victoria-hotel.html more »

Pentland Hotel Motel Queensland - Updated - 30 January 2017

Thanks to Lorrae from the Pentland Hotel Motel in Queensland for providing info & photos to update the site. more »

Pub history abounds with readers - what's your query? - 10 January 2017

In the last year, we've had lots of enquiries, not all of them made public, by readers who are interested in the history of a pub that their ancestors had some involvement in. This is a tricky research question, but one that we enjoy getting... more »

Robyn Atherton - Pubs, Publicans & People - 16 July 2016

Robyn Atherton has released her second edition of Pubs, Publicans & People - A Catalogue of Hotels in the History of Harden Shire. www.gdaypubs.com.au/publications.html The aim of the publication was to record the fact that many hotels... more »

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