Burke and Wills Hotel

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The Burke and Wills Hotel was a hotel in Ballarat East, Victoria, <1876-1891. It was previously known as the Iona Hotel.



The hotel was originally called the Iona Hotel.[1] It was one of the 40 hotels closed in 1891 in Ballarat East as part of the changes to licensing laws.[2],


The owners were paid £432 compensation for the closure of the business.[2] This was divided as licensee £132 10s and the owner £300.[3]


The Burke and Wills Hotel was on the junction of Peel Street and Rowe Street.[1] The site at 44 Rowe Street is now a residential house and no trace of the hotel is visible.


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Hargreaves, John. Ballarat Hotels Past and Present, pg. 27, 1943, Ballarat
  2. 2.0 2.1 Hargreaves, John. Ballarat Hotels Past and Present, pg. 8, 1943, Ballarat
  3. 1892 'LOCAL OPTION COURT AT BALLARAT.', The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957), 25 June, p. 5, viewed 3 February, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article8433516
  4. 1883 'BALLARAT.', Bendigo Advertiser (Vic. : 1855 - 1918), 23 November, p. 2, viewed 3 February, 2014, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article88523342

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