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Scott Whitaker - Railway Hotels of Victoria - 7 February 2016

Scott Whitaker has released his first volume of Railway Hotels of Australia, - "Railway Hotels of Victoria" Order your copy A great read and very comprehensive. Scott will be publishing books State by State, cant wait for the next volume.... more »

Yarloop Hotel WA Destroyed by Fire - 7 February 2016

Former Yarloop Hotel Sadly destroyed by bushfire 11/01/2016. More than 143 properties were destroyed in the town, 128 of them homes. The hotel was originally... more »

John Flynn - 3 February 2016

You might like to include the following in your article about the above pub Known for over 50 years as "Flynn of the Inland," John Flynn was born on November 25, 1880, in the small country township of Moliagul in central Victoria, Australia.... more »

Six o'Clock Swill - 1 February 2016

If you are in Victoria you could well be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the end of six o'clock early closing on this day. Spurred by the temperance movement early closing was introduced across 5 states. It was abolished in NSW in 1955,... more »

Another Pub lost to fire - 11 January 2016

Pittsworth QLD has lost the Tatterstall Hotel. Tragically with the loss of one life. Photo 1992 courtesy Robert Aspinal more »

Ronsard Bay Tavern reopened - 11 January 2016

Established circa 1990 and made from rammed earth, reopened as Cervantes Bar and Bistro Photo submitted by Peter Simpfendorfer, Many Thanks more »

Kandanga Loses its 100 year old Pub! - 14 December 2015

12/12 the neighbours were woken to the Kandanga Hotel ablaze. Fire brigades from neighbouring communities were unable to stop the Pub from being completely destroyed. more »

Radio National visits the Former Australasian Hotel, Eden - 2 December 2015

Thanks to Andrew Davies, Producer, ABC Radio National and Vanessa Milton, Journalist, for sharing their Earshot piece on the Australasian Hotel and the effects of Pubs closing. Vanessa's story covers some of the characters in the Pub, the history... more »

Kirk on Harris now the Dunkirk again - 1 December 2015

From Bob McKenzie. We had a beer in 'The Dunkirk Hotel' across the road. Its last name on your website is 'Kirk on Harris', now it's back to 'The Dunkirk', as it once was. Thanks Bob, it was the Dunkirk up to 2000 when it become the Kirk on... more »

South Australian Pubs - 1 December 2015

Thanks to John Langford from Langfords Hotel Brokers for adding these updated Pub pics from South Australia The Crown Victor Harbour Cornwall Hotel Moonta Cornwall Hotel Moonta Rising Sun Hotel Auburn Hotel Southwark Hotel Thebarton Photo... more »

Tarro Hotel Motel Sold at Auction - 15 November 2015

Cheers to Steven Bensen for updating us. Went to auction July 2015 and sold. Closed around September 2015 and is expected to be demolished with another building taking its place. Expected to be retail or office. Sad to see this suburb north... more »

Royal time at Bondi - 14 November 2015

Bob McKenzie dropped in to the Royal Hotel Bondi on his way back from the "Sculpture by the Sea" exhibition to enjoy a Coopers Pale Ale and took a few photos. Cheers Bob for adding the Pub to the GdayPubs website. Photo Bob McKenzie, Many... more »

Former Railway Hotel Mangalore - 12 November 2015

Cheers to Graeme Fellows, Publican of the Railway Hotel in from 2001. The Pub closed in 2010 following a time closed in 2003-2004 due to fire. Thanks Graeme for sending information on this important Pub in Vic Pub history. AKA the Truckies... more »

Former Railway Hotel Mangalore - 12 November 2015

Cheers to Graeme Fellows, Publican of the Railway Hotel in from 2001. The Pub closed in 2010 following a time closed in 2003-2004 due to fire. Thanks Graeme for sending information on this important Pub in Vic Pub history. AKA the Truckies... more »

Moorine Rock Hotel added - 16 September 2015

Thanks to Dayna Ashman for adding this must visit W.A. Pub. A fascinating history, once a nunnery. more »

Lansdown Hotel Chippendale to close - 16 September 2015

by the end of the Month. September 2015. Last year the venue was bought by Oscars Hotels, which operates a number of pubs around Sydney and Wollongong. Plans included using the Hotel as a Live Music Performance Venue Lansdowne Hotel more »

Bob McKenzie Glebe tour - 16 September 2015

"I went into the City to have a beer in the 'Lansdowne Hotel' in Chippendale, before it closed down this weekend. I think it will become a performing arts centre. Whilst in there, I walked around to the 'Australian Youth Hotel' in Glebe for... more »

Country Club Hotel in Yea gutted Sept 1st - 10 September 2015

I see Victoria loses another pub to fire the historic Country Club hotel Yea VIC. Christopher Dempsey Local Newpaper story more »

Former Buchan Caves Hotel - 16 June 2015

Thanks to Gary Bell for a photo of the Former Buchan Caves Hotel, destroyed by Fire Tuesday April 8th 2014. The residents are running a "Lets Build Pub" fund raising campaign" Visit to make you pledge or more »

The Blue Brick Hotel Kyabram - 11 June 2015

Thanks Liz for the heads up on the Blue Brick Hotel Kyabram. One of the two remaining Pubs after the Albion was destroyed by fire in 2003. The Blue Brick is known for great dining. Photo 2006 submitted by Gary Bell, Many Thanks more »

Simpy in WA - 24 May 2015

Thanks to Pete Simpfendorfer for the Pics from his Western Australian Pub visits. Scottalian Hotel Bindoon WA Cottesloe Beach Hotel more »

Leongatha Pubs - 20 May 2015

Thanks to Alison Leck for the photo of McCartins Hotel, Leongatha, Victoria and LLoyd Gerdes for the earlier pics. McCartins Hotel more »

Bob McKenzie in the City of Sydney - 20 May 2015

taking some photos and enjoying a beer at these historic Pubs and then onto Riverwood Strattons Hotel Sydney City Sir John Young Hotel Sydney City Napoleons Hotel Riverwood more »

Stag Hotel Learmonth Victoria renovated and trading - 12 March 2015

After being closed for 8 months, the Stag reopend around ~ November 2013 Since then the owners have been hard at work with extensive renovations. Offering bar, dining and renovated accommodation facilities in this historic 1854 building. more »

Deepwater Inn back in the old Pub Building - 5 March 2015

The Deepwater Inn is now back in a permanent building. Fully rebuilt all services are now available. The original building was extensively damaged by fire 16/09/2011. The Pub reopened in temporary facilities in August 2013 and the great news... more »

Bush Inn New Norfolk celebrates 200 years since opening - 3 March 2015

Gary Pope visited the Bush Inn at New Norfolk Tasmania to have a beer for the Pubs celebration of 200 years of continuous service since opening in 1815. This will no doubt reinvigorate the debate between the Bush Inn and The Hope and Anchor... more »

Oldest and Longest Serving - 3 March 2015

question: oldest: ie: A publican at the age of 102, being in the business for 53 years Billi Pub Listing longest? ie: being a publican for a really loong time, like 74 years, in the case of Kath Byyr Notting Hill Listing Gaz Pope ... more »

Matter of Fact : coin/box game - 23 February 2015

23/02/2015 Hi,I came across this question on your site when googling a game at Woodstock Hotel: Anyway I found a pic of the game in the odd chance that you may still have Tara’s contact details. See attached. Mitch Wyatt -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------... more »

Country and regional Victorian Pubs - 22 February 2015

Pubs added and photos submitted by Photo submitted by Leanne Wilkins, Many Thanks Golden Age Hotel Beaufort Newmarket Hotel Bendigo Botanical Hotel St Arnaud An impressive two storey federation style building. more »

A gem in the SA outback and a visit to Karumba - 17 February 2015

Bob McKenzie visiting SA's most outback Pub, the Mt Dare Hotel and Pub with a great Ocean view, the sunset Tavern in Karumba Mt Dare Hotel Sunset Tavern Karumba more »

Bob McKenzie in Sydneys Northern Suburbs - 17 February 2015

Bob McKenzie introducing two Sydney Pubs, the Gladesville Bayview Hotel and the Hunters Hill Hotel. And enjoying a White Rabbit Dark Ale and Carlton Black along the way. Hunters Hill Tavern Gladesville Bayview Hotel more »

Imperial Hotel Clifton goes to Auction. Will it return reopened as a Pub??. - 17 February 2015

Former Imperial Hotel Established 1884 by Allan Broadhead as a miners Pub. Bought by Resches who demolished the Pub and erected the existing building. The Imperial ceased trading November 2003. The closing was attributed to slowing trade... more »

Former Volunteer Hotel, Maitland - 17 February 2015

Thanks to Val Rudkin for a photo of the Former Volunteer Hotel. Valerie responded to our our "Matter of Fact" call for any information and an illusive pic of the Volunteer. "I have attached a page from a booklet which I produced for Maitland... more »

Simpy in WA: Cottesloe Beach Hotel - 13 February 2015

Petes WA trip. Cheers for the Cottesloe Beach Hotel photo. Good to add to Gday Pubs. A Pub with an ocean view of sunsets in the west. Cheers more »

The Elephant & Wheelbarrow - 13 February 2015

Nice pic of a great looking Pub. Cheers to Pete for adding the Elephant & Wheelbarrow Photo submitted by Pete Simpfendorfer, Many Thanks more »

Historic Dora Dora Pub Talmalmo project - 13 February 2015

Since the Pubs closing much of the Pubobilia about the Dora Dora Pub has been removed from the Pub walls and has gone missing. Sarah's project is to try and locate pictures, stories or clippings about Dora Dora Hotel Talmalmo so she can put... more »

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