UNITE & RAISE BUSHFIRE APPEAL

In February this year Smart Exposure and the Bushfire Appeal Committee held a hospitality industry fundraising event to assist south coast NSW communities that had battled valiantly through the devastating…

RESEARCH: COVID TO CURB FESTIVE SEASON THIS YEAR

This festive season is set to be a COVID Christmas, marked by less spending, less socialising and less traveling internationally, although there will be an increased focus on exploring local attractions,…

FREEDOM FOR MELBOURNE! AS HOSPITALITY GETS BACK TO WORK

VIC Premier finally announces an end to Melbourne's lockdown The Victorian Premier has finally resolved to open Melbourne up after months of harsh lockdown. This is what you can do now. For the official…

IT’S OFFICIAL! CLUB RIVERS HAS AUSTRALIA’S KINDEST CAFÉ.

October 1st was International Coffee Day. This year it was also the inaugural Youth Off The Streets Cup of Kindness Day where supporting cafes from across Australia were asked to celebrate good coffee…

MELBOURNE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY

Melbournians, who are living under stage four restrictions – some of the toughest in the world – and regional Victorians, under stage three restrictions, have learned about the Government’s long-awaited,…

NEWS ROUNDUP

1. Musk’s tweet sparks interest in LV underground people-mover We aren’t sure which people Musk is planning to move in coronavirus world but, Elon Musk ramped up excitement for the Boring Co.’s…

SAFEENTRY IS HELPING BUSINESSES STAY COVID SAFE

All States and Territories have issued a Direction or Order for businesses, premises and facilities that have obligations under the Privacy Act to collect personal information for COVID-19 contact tracing…

MANAAKI, THE WORLD’S FIRST APP FOR PEOPLE SEEKING HELP WITH PROBLEM GAMBLING

A new mobile app named Manaaki is described by Gayl Humphrey, the study lead from the National Institute for Health Innovation (NIHI) at the University of Auckland, as “a support package in your pocket”…

CLUBSNSW MOUNTS DEFENCE IN LEGAL BATTLE AGAINST WHISTLEBLOWER

ClubsNSW has filed its defence against former employee turned whistleblower Troy Stolz, further signalling a potentially lengthy and expensive legal fight. Mr Stolz, who worked as an anti-money laundering…

VENUE OCCUPANCY REAL-TIME DATA – MAKING USE OF YOUR EXISTING CCTV CAMERAS

Knowing how many people are in your venue – and in each separate zone of your venue – will be one of the big pressure points for our industry over coming months and probably longer. Occupancy will…