If walls could talk, the old Commonwealth Hotel in Ipswich would have tales to tell.

The progress of the $250 million Nicholas Street Precinct redevelopment continues with the restoration of the 113-year-old, iconic pub. The Commonwealth Hotel will open after almost a decade, with new operators AusHotels. Take a walk down memory lane and hear the history behind the much-loved, drinking hole.

The bar, also known as Murphy’s Town pub, was built in 1910, and has stood through two world wars, two global pandemics and countless natural disasters.

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