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Archer Hotel Rockhampton - Lost to fire - 1 January 2018

The Archer Hotel, formerly known as the Balmoral Hotel, caught fire, burning the abandoned pub to the ground. more »

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 »

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