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

 

 

Digital Licence Update

Digital Licences are heading to Townsville for the next stage of the trial, then rolling out to the rest of Queensland in 2023. The department of transport and main roads are developing a business pack to support business owners to use and promote acceptance of the...

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Coming out of Lockdown #2

As mentioned in a previous edition, I would like to offer you the opportunity for Queenslanders to download a complimentary copy of “Post Pandemic Thinking for Hospitality and Tourism.”  As a proud and patriotic Aussie, I have spent almost my entire life my time in...

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HAMILTON ISLAND QHA GOLF CHALLENGE 18-20 July

It’s time to reconnect with industry colleagues and partners!    The Queensland Hotels Association is inviting all AHA members and partners to participate in this exclusive 3-day event on Hamilton Island. With genuine networking opportunities, this was one of the...

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17 March 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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17 March 2022: New Tab Training Platform Now Live

New TAB Training Platform for TAB Operators & Managers Tabcorp has launched a new easy-to-use training platform for all TAB operators across the network. The new platform will make it easier to access and undertake training and provides managers with...

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QHA Partners Offer Support to Members

The QHA has been contacted by many Partners offering support to members. Please contact your local reps for assistance. See the following information for any members who have been floodwater impacted and the link to QHA Corporate Members and Partners for...

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Easing of Restrictions in Queensland from 6pm Friday

From 6pm Friday 4 March 2022: Masks will no longer be required in hospitality venues for staff or customers. Masks are recommended whenever you can’t social distance. Venues and events will no longer have any density limits. Members will be aware that...

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Managing Employees During a Natural Disaster

The below advice is to assist QHA members and their employees who have been directly impacted by flooding or flood damage. My venue is unable to open due to flooding. What can I do? Employers may stand down employees where they cannot be usefully employed...

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Support for Queenslanders Affected by Flooding

Many Queensland communities and businesses have been drastically impacted by the flooding disaster across the South East. The federal government has launched two assistance packages: the Disaster Recovery Allowance (DRA) and the Disaster Recovery Payment...

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17 Feb 2022 - Annualised Salaries – An Update!

It has been a while since proposed changes to annualised salary arrangements in the Hospitality Industry (General) Award 2020 (‘HIGA’) arising from the Fair Work Commission’s (‘FWC’) Four Yearly Review of Modern Awards (‘the Review’) have featured in our...

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17 Feb 2022 - Updated COVID Safe Checklist

COVID Safe Checklist—Vaccinated staff and patrons only The following businesses, activities, and undertakings that can only operate for staff and patrons that have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to operate in accordance with the COVID...

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17 Feb 2022 - Skilled Visa Programs

Temporary Migrant visas update On 18 January 2022, the Australian Government announced the return to Australia of a range of temporary workers to support our pandemic recovery in critical roles. This includes: 43,000 international students have arrived in...

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17 Feb 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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17 Feb 2022 - Reduction In Excise For Draught Beer

The AHA Pre-Budget Submission for FY22-23 outlines that the industry is need of support to recover from multiple years of pandemic trading. Cost to the Australian Government is minimal and there are multiple indicators that a reduction in excise would...

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17 Feb 2022 - New Online RSA/RSG Courses

The QHA Training Department has launched the long-awaited, revamped nationally recognised online SITHFAB002 Provide Responsible Service of Alcohol (RSA) and SITHGAM001 Provide Responsible Service of Gambling (RSG) courses. Both courses now contain an...

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17 Feb 2022 - New TAB Training Platform Coming Soon

Training plays an important role in ensuring everyone understands their obligations before operating TAB equipment or selling TAB products and services. To help the retail network and make it easier to access and manage training, Tabcorp is introducing a...

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17 Feb 2022 - Responsible Gambling Network Meeting (RGNET)

Relationships Australia Qld are proud to host the Brisbane and Redlands region RGNET. Speakers include: Victoria Thomson, Deputy Director-General Liquor, Gaming and Fair Trading; OLGR updates; Kedron Wavell Services Club update; and Gambling Help Service...

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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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