Australian Arms Hotel

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The Australian Arms was a hotel in Ballarat, Victoria, <1904>.





  • The Australian Arms Hotel, corner of Sturt and Lyons streets, has been sold by Messrs. Brophy, Foley and Co., to Mr. W. Kenna, brewer, of Warrenheip, for £1700. The property has a frontage to Sturt Street of 51 1/2 feet by a depth along Lyons street of 89 feet.[1]
  • Australian Arms hotel, Sturt street (owners, Bertha Kenna and John F. Goulding; licensee, Thos. Smith). Mr H. G. Morrow appeared for both parties The evidence of Senior-Constable Patterson was that the hotel was a small one-story wooden building, with two-public rooms. , The accommodation was poor. To Inspector;Ryan—There would be very little inconvenience if the place were closed. To Mr Morrow—The site was a good one. The licensee said he took the premises in the belief that the site was the best in Ballarat. He thought he could, do a large amount of business if the accommodation were increased. He had had to turn away. many intending lodgers because of the lack of accommodation.[2]

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  1. The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Wed 24 Dec 1902
  2. The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924) Fri 10 Mar 1911
  3. F. W. Niven & Co's Ballarat and District Directory for 1888-9
  4. 1904 'LICENSING COURT.', The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), 5 May, p. 3. , viewed 19 Sep 2016,
  5. The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924) Fri 10 Mar 1911

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