The third place is a term used in the concept of community building to refer to social surroundings separate from the two usual social environments of home and the workplace. In his influential book The Great Good Place, Ray Oldenburg (1989, 1991) argues that third places are important for civil society, democracy, civic engagement, and establishing feelings of a sense of place.
Alchemy Bar & Restaurant
Located on iconic George Street, Alchemy Bar & Restaurant sits proudly as one of Launceston's oldest pubs - established in 1852 as The Royal Hotel. The building today is still home one of Launceston's most enjoyed eating and drinking destinations today.Read more
The Woombye Pub
In the heart of Woombye, The Woombye Pub is the cornerstone of village life dating back to the 1900s. Good value, relaxed country pub providing locals and regulars with a home away from home.Read more
Saint & Rogue
Tucked into Little Collins Street, adjacent to Southern Cross Station, you’ll find Saint & Rogue Public House and Kitchen; a place that gets back to the roots of a good old quality pub.
It combines a mix of the old traditional feel with modern elements to create a relaxed space to simply meet, eat and drink, or stay late and party.Read more
Irish Murphy's Hobart
Located on Hobart’s waterfront in the bustling Salamanca Place, Irish Murphy’s is housed in a historical sandstone building that dates back to the early 1800’s. Irish Murphy’s offers authentic Irish charm and a relaxed place to meet, eat and drink.Read more
The Lionleigh Tavern
A favourite with the locals, the Lionleigh Tavern in Rockhampton offers a relaxed pub atmosphere with all the added extras.Read more
The Empire Hotel
The grand old lady of the West Coast, The Empire Hotel was built in 1901 and has enjoyed a rich history by all. Offering comfortable budget accommodation and hearty meals in the distinguished dining room, The Empire Hotel is a must see.Read more