Entries by Lisa

ANOTHER INCREASE IN GAMING EXPENDITURE IN VIC…OR NOT?

The Victoria government has released their 2019 update to the Historical Yearly EGM LGA Expenditure and what has followed has been media stories of massive increases in gaming expenditure.  They are correct, gambling expenditure has increased in 2018/19 compared to the previous year…by only 0.13%. The new data release is for Gaming Expenditure only and […]

SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY TAKES THE CLASS ROOM INTO YOUR CLUB

With the rise and rise of elevated offers that Clubs are providing in today’s vibrant hospitality industry, staff development has never been more critical. CHP School of Hospitality has identified an industry need for taking their accredited training on the road, customising training plans in consultation and delivering it on-site at your Club. By engaging […]

AGE 2019 A BOOMING SUCCESS

AGE’s humble beginnings in 1990 saw 100 exhibitors greeting 1500 visitors in one hall of the old Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre. In contrast, the 2019 Expo saw 237 exhibitors occupying 3 halls of Sydney’s International Convention Centre with just over 9000 visits over the 3 days. While visitor growth is a modest 3% increase […]

NEW CASH TRANSACTION RULES POSSIBLE FOR INTRODUCTION JANUARY 2021

While companies that provide gambling services have been reporting large cash payments to AUSTRAC for several years, new cash transaction rules that could be introduced in 2021 will penalise all businesses if they make or accept cash payments greater than $10,000 amid a federal government crackdown on lost tax revenue. Treasury has also outlined tighter […]

ASPIRING CEO SUMMIT

Ensure you have the skills you need to make the transition from senior manager to CEO. This summit is for managers aspiring to becoming CEOs by providing a series of topics which will help to make clearer the expectations of the role. Delivered by CEOs with considerable long-term professional skills and experience in the industry, […]

SPOTLIGHT ON MICHAEL JUDD

1.  Your name, your club and your position. Michael Judd, Pottsville Beach Sports Club. General Manager 2. What is your biggest or has been your biggest challenge with the club and your role? Over the past 12 and half months our clubs’ biggest challenge has been our food and restaurant operations. The food operation in […]

MASTER PLANNING VS STRATEGIC PLANNING

Strategic Planning has stood aloft of the planning tree for some time. It is the central tenet of any functioning business and gives a direct focus that gives pause and motivation in equal doses. Long considered the lesser sibling on the tree is the discipline of Master Planning, but is that fair? This of course […]

WHY AMBITION ISN’T A DIRTY WORD FOR WOMEN

Reese Witherspoon said it best in her speech at the Glamour Women of the Year Awards when she declared, “I believe ambition is not a dirty word.” Too often, ambitious women are viewed as pushy, selfish and unlikeable. It’s not the success that is so off-putting but the desire for something more that seems to inspire feelings of disdain. Oh sure, […]