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Pat Hutchinson

Pat Hutchinson
Interviewed on:
20 March 2023
Interviewed by:
Alex Watkins

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Pat took over the Aireys Inlet pub seven months before Ash Wednesday. He was in Lorne when the fire came through, before being escorted back to what remained of the Aireys pub the next day.

Pat immediately set about sourcing cold beer and calling in favours to construct a makeshift pub which provided the community with an important meeting place in the weeks and months ahead.

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