Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Tag Archives: government

Growth starts with staff

According to a recent announcement from the Australian Chamber of Tourism, federal members of the House of Representatives are being urged to seek ongoing support for tourism growth from within the accommodation and wider hospitality industry.

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Councils struggling against the odds

Quasi-hotels should be banned under reforms to the regulation of short-term holiday letting in NSW, demands the Accommodation Association of Australia, as the NSW government considers changes to the model for regulation of tourism accommodation.

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Turnbull mustn’t scrap accom sector needs along with 457 visas

Abrupt news today as prime minister Malcolm Turnbull announced plans to eradicate 457 visas for temporary workers. TAA and AHA offered differing opinions on how this decision will impact accommodation sector employees and employers but both emphasised the need for federal government to support regional hospitality. Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA) said it welcomed the “revamp”, hoping it will “address genuine …

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New York bans commercial short-term letting, will Australia follow suit?

New York’s ban on commercial short term lettings – and the advertising of non-conforming short terms stays – should provide a model for Australian jurisdictions according to Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA). On Friday, New York governor Andrew Cuomo introduced laws that outlawed both the letting and advertising of full apartments or houses for fewer than 30 days unless the owner/resident was …

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Less-Wicked Campers on our roads?

Wicked Campers will be forced to curb any advertising slogans deemed offensive on vehicles, or have them removed from Queensland roads under new government legislation. According to attorney-general Yvette D’Ath, the plan to get racist, sexist, misogynistic or otherwise clearly inappropriate messages off Queensland roads comes after extensive co-operation between the department of justice, the attorney-general, the Department of Transport …

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