Entries by Lisa

ACCESS CONTROL: OLD SYSTEMS STILL WORK BUT …

Access Control is one of those functions that many clubs “set and forget”. From our observations most of the Access Control Systems in operation across clubs are pretty old – anything up to about 20 years old! Don’t get me wrong, they are still working and serving their purpose – despite their age, they are […]

New CEO to lead ClubsACT

Craig Shannon has been appointed the new Chief Executive of ClubsACT. He has only recently finished in his role as the Senior Policy Advisor for the Western Australian Police Minister, The Hon Michelle Roberts MLA. Craig is a long time Canberra resident and his career roles have included: Chair of Havelock Housing Association, one of […]

BREWERS CALL FOR BEER TAX CUT

Beer producers are calling for huge tax cuts to help struggling pubs following crippling Covid-19 lockdowns. The Brewers Association is calling for Scott Morrison to slash the draught beer tax in half, a move that could save a small pub $465 each week. That saving could be passed on to consumers in the form of lower prices or used to […]

WGA MENTORING WEBINAR AND INTRUST SUPER SCHOLARSHIP

Intrust Super Scholarship Women in Gaming & Hospitality Australasia with Intrust Super are delighted to offer an opportunity for an emerging female leader in the industry to attend Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Leading Operational Excellence 6-week program commencing on 12 July 2021, online with approximately 6 hours course work per week. This program is valued at over AUD$6,000. […]

HOW DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING THE SPORTS BETTING INDUSTRY

While online gaming sites are illegal in Australia, sports betting companies are common. However, Bitcoin allows gamblers located in jurisdictions where online gambling is restricted to make deposits. For club and hotel managers, where technological advancements are slowed down by regulations, it is vital to keep up to date with sports betting industry developments as […]

BOWLS CLUB SUPPORTS DEMENTIA SUFFERERS

As dementia is “a terrifying, confronting time,” a bowls club in Cairns has made its facility more accessible and is smashing stigmas around dementia and Alzheimer’s. Edge Hill Memorial Bowls club in Cairns has become the first dementia-friendly venue in Far North Queensland, and staff are also raising community awareness. Dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, is […]

LOCAL BREWERIES BOOM

Craft breweries are having a moment in Australia as drinkers look beyond legacy brew brands. After a bruising 12 months for the hospitality industry generally, it appears as if craft brewers are still going from strength to strength on the back of booming demand. On Thursday, inner Sydney outfit Batch Brewing revealed sales had grown […]