Australian Venue Co acquires pubs in Albury & Airlie Beach

Posted by Media Release Agency on 18th March 2021

Australian Venue Co. has acquired two pub businesses, the Jubilee Tavern in Airlie Beach, Qld, and the Albion Hotel in Albury, NSW.

Australian Venue Co CEO, Paul Waterson, said the two venues are a welcome addition to the AVC portfolio.

“Both of these pubs are an important part of their local communities, and we want to keep it that way. We’re excited to welcome the teams at both to the AVC family,” he said.

The popular Jubilee Tavern in Airlie Beach includes a family-friendly bar and bistro, outdoor dining area, kids’ playground, sports bar, TAB facilities and gaming room. Jubilee Tavern is best known for its outdoor dining area and weekly specials, that are popular with families in the area and guests at Island Gateway Holiday Park.

“It’s a real cracker, a classic Queensland pub. We love the pub how it is – it’s family friendly and popular with the locals, so we’re not looking to make major changes in the short term. We’re looking forward to bringing the team on board,” he said.

The Albion Hotel, located in the heart of Albury, includes a bistro, bar and rooftop bar which are available exclusively for private events.

“It’s a fantastic function venue, we’re excited to get cracking and deliver some absolutely top-notch events for Albury locals,” said Bart Furst, Australian Venue Co’s Albury-based Area Manager.

AVC prides itself on its portfolio of more than 160 unique and individual venues across Australia and New Zealand.The group’s approach is to encourage local leadership and to tailor venues to local community tastes, supported by the group’s centralised support office, including HR, finance and marketing.