MEET Belinda Smith, the licensee of New Norfolk’s venerable Bush Inn for almost three days now. And her first order of business is ... to close the business. There’s urgent work to be done, and it’s going to take about six weeks to get Australia’s oldest working pub into what she considers fighting shape. Fresh carpet and paint are on their way. Facilities like the toilets are long overdue for a refurbishment, and new plant and equipment is needed.