Stay informed on all the latest developments that affect you as a hospitality service provider in Queensland with the QHA Update

 

 

17 Nov 21 - Mandatory Vaccination

Further to earlier communications from the QHA, The Premier of Queensland, the Hon Annastacia Palaszczuk, MP announced on 9 November that from 17 December 2021, all staff and patrons in hospitality venues are to be fully vaccinated. This announcement will be contained...

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MAX presents Success Week

22 – 26 November is Success Week at MAX, which is all about sharing information with our customers and the broader industry to help you and your team make better decisions for your business.  

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18 Nov 21: Orders to Stop Sexual Harassment

In the 17 September edition of QHA Update, members were provided with information regarding changes arising from the Sex Discrimination and Fair Work (Respect at Work) Amendment Act 2021 (‘Amendment Act’). To read this article, click HERE. The Amendment Act amended...

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MBA Lawyers - Vaccine Mandate

The “Queensland’s Public Health Measures linked to vaccine status – a plan for 80% and beyond” (https://www.covid19.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0021/220377/DPC7976-Vaccine-status-plan.pdf) was released on 9 November 2021. The plan outlines the measures that will...

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Grub Lab Saves Christmas with the launch of Santagram

SYDNEY, 15TH NOVEMBER 2021: Innovative hospitality tech company, Grub Lab is creating a Christmas to remember after a year to forget, by launching Augmented Reality (AR) Santa photos. ‘Santagram’  will allow 100,000 families attending hospitality venues in the lead up...

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Raising the Bar

Bundaberg Rum’s $11.5 million hospitality recovery fund Raising the Bar is supporting the upskilling of Queensland’s hospitality industry

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16 Sept 21 - 40 Million Hospitality Sector Hardship Grants

Tourism and Hospitality Sector Hardship Program Supporting Queensland tourism and hospitality businesses suffering major loss of trade to be ready for when interstate tourism markets fully reopen. The $40 million Tourism and Hospitality Sector Hardship Program will...

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Single use plastics ban begins

From 1 September 2021, businesses cannot supply banned single-use plastic items, including straws, stirrers, plates, cutlery and polystyrene takeaway food containers and cups

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Harsher penalties for drink drivers

From 10 September 2021 drink driving offenders must complete an education program before relicensing, and an alcohol ignition interlock will be a requirement for more offenders.

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SKY Commercial Model Update

Phase 3 of the Sky Commercial Model has come into effect from 1st September 2021. This will save venues another $2K annually ($39 per week)

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