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

 

 

13 Jan 2022: QHA New Members

The QHA would like to welcome the following new hotel members, corporate members and partners to the association. We encourage you to click the links and familiarise yourself with their businesses and support the members that support you.

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MyVenue - Hospitality POS Specialists Joins QHA

BRISBANE, QUEENSLAND -- Australian hospitality point-of-sale (POS) and mobile ordering specialist.  MyVenue have become Queensland Hotels Association corporate members. MyVenue’s Australian-built cloud-based technology provides hospitality venues with a fast,...

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23 Dec 21: COVID-19 Update - Face Mask Requirements

Face mask requirements for hospitality staff commence  From 5am, Thursday 23 December, masks will be required for hospitality staff across Queensland. Hospitality venues Masks must be worn by hospitality staff who are interacting with patrons. Patrons are not required...

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16 Dec: Dealing with COVID into the future

From 1 January 2022, there will be changes to what you need to do if your business comes into contact with a COVID-19 case. The information about the changes (including contact definitions) is available HERE Many variables may impact the process: In the event of a...

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16 Dec: Mandatory Vaccination Commences Friday 17 December

As you will be aware, from 5am tomorrow (17 December) the Public Health and Social Measures Linked to Vaccination Status Direction (‘Direction’) will take effect. See the Direction HERE Unvaccinated people will be unable to attend hospitality venues such as hotels,...

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16 December: QHA New Members

The QHA would like to welcome the following new hotel members, corporate members and partners to the association. We encourage you to click the links and familiarise yourself with their businesses and support the members that support you.

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15 Dec 21: Xmas and New Year's Public Holidays

QHA members should note that this year the four days between Saturday 25 December 2021 and Tuesday 28 December 2021 are public holidays. This is because the Holidays Act 1983 (Qld) provides that when Christmas Day, Boxing Day or New Year’s Day falls on a weekend there...

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Keno: Ipswich Pub Helps customer retire with Keno win

Falvey’s Grand Hotel in Ipswich has helped one of its regular customers bring forward his plans for retirement after winning a major Keno jackpot on 30 November. The south-east Queenslander won an 8-spot Mega Millions jackpot at his local pub, taking home $165,741....

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15 Dec 21: Mandatory Vaccination Templates Kit

Over recent days and weeks the Employment Relations Department has provided a range of information regarding the Queensland Government’s mandatory vaccination announcement on 9 November 2021, and the ‘Public Health and Social Measures linked to vaccination status...

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Streamlining and Strengthening Pacific Labour

The next stage of reforms to the Pacific Australia Labour Mobility (PALM) scheme, providing a single, streamlined program that will benefit employers, workers, and our Pacific family. CLICK HERE FOR MORE...

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Live Music Australia grants end soon

The Live Music Australia program is a competitive grants opportunity for small to medium sized venues that support quality original Australian live music. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION ...

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Business support programs

The revitalised Back to Work program is supporting Queensland employers who hire an eligible jobseeker. Payments of up to $20,000 are available to eligible employers.  

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Bupa Health Insurance Consultations

Queensland Hotels Association are pleased to announce that we have renewed our benefits with Bupa Australia to provide all QHA member venues with an exciting and exclusive corporate health...

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Vaccination Posters

Three A4 poster options to download and print for your venue.   CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD     CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD    CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD                        CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD     CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD    CLICK...

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3 Dec: Mandatory Vaccination Update

Dear QHA Members and Partners, Further to earlier ER Bulletins about the Queensland Government vaccination mandate applying from 17/12/21, the QHA is pleased to provide the follow updates: Chefs and vaccination A chef working in a hotel, pub, club, tavern, bar,...

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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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