Australia

The original Buchan Caves Pub was destroyed in 2014

Aussie pub burnt to the ground two years ago reopens after crowdfunding campaign

A devastating fire that swept through the small Australian community of Buchan claimed no lives, but destroyed the town’s only pub. The Caves Hotel was built in 1881 and received its liquor licence on December 11, 1882. However, tragedy struck on April 8, 2014, when a serious bushfire swept through […]

December 17, 2016 Australia
The exterior of Aarows club where the incident took place. Source: Facebook

Sydney man caught adding hydrochloric acid to ‘lubricant dispenser’ at gay club

A 62-year old Sydney man could receive a prison sentence after he was allegedly caught filling a lubricant dispenser with hydrochloric acid at a gay and bisexual nightclub in western Sydney. Police will allege the man filled a dispenser in one of the rooms of Arrows Nightclub, Rydalmere, with hydrochloric acid […]

September 9, 2016 Australia
The group celebrate the end to their 32-year pub crawl. Source: Facebook

Melbourne friends complete ‘world’s greatest pub-crawl’, visiting 476 pubs over 32 years

A group of friends in the Australian city of Melbourne have completed a pub crawl that began in 1983 and lasted 32 years, which saw the group visit every single pub in the city that was listed in the Yellow Pages the year that they embarked on their quest. According […]

November 1, 2015 Australia
The aftermath of the crash. Inset: An image of the culprit, Colin Richard Forman

The Australian 9/11: The Forgotten Legacy Of The Connellan Air Disaster

Two decades before terrorists hijacked planes in the United States and flew them into the World Trade Center and Pentagon, a deranged pilot in the Australian outback carried out a similar destructive mission with horrifying results. The Connellan Air Disaster, as it became known, has been all but forgotten by […]

January 6, 2015 Australia