The Sporting Globe

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The Sporting Globe
The Sporting Globe, March 2017
Town Ballarat
Street Cnr. Mair and Lydiard Streets
Opened 6 August 2016
Known dates 2016-2018
Other names Jackson's Hotel (1860)
Federal Hotel (1900s)
Railway Hotel (1913)
Jackson's & Co. (2013)
Regent Tavern

The Sporting Globe was a hotel in Ballarat, <2016-2018>.

Site[edit | edit source]

The hotel was on the southwest corner of Lydiard Street and Mair Street. The site had been the location of Ballarat's original post office. A hotel was built in 1860, and the site has been used as a hotel since then. The original Jackson's Hotel building, erected in 1860, is still in use.[1]

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Background[edit | edit source]

The Sporting Globe is a business franchise operating across Victoria, Queensland and Western Australia.[2]

History[edit | edit source]

The hotel was purchased in January 2016, and about $1 million was spent redeveloping the building as the seventh Sporting Globe franchise.[3] The hotel opened on Saturday, 6 August 2016.[4]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Jacksons & Co, 2013,, accessed 11 February 2014
  3. 2016, Pollock, Michael, 'New sports bar to open in August', Ballarat Courier 5 July 2016, viewed 7 May 2018,
  4. 4.0 4.1 2016, Pollock, Michael, 'Ballarat’s newest sports bar revealed', Ballarat Courier 4 August 2016, viewed 6 May 2018,

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