Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Tag Archives: nsw

On fire alert: what makes your property prepared?

We all saw bushfires in the news this weekend: you can never be too careful when it comes to fire safety. Nobody wants their property hitting the headlines because of fire hazards they could've avoided. So, here’s a list of handy tips and information...

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Exclusive with AAA on tourism accommodation regulation

Upon the release of a NSW Government paper on tourism accommodation regulation, the Accommodation Association of Australia (AAA) stated that there must be a level playing field for all providers of tourism accommodation. Accomnews spoke exclusively with the AAA’s CEO Richard Munro about compliance, risks and regulations.

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Major hotel operator sets sights on Australia

Marriott International has earmarked Australia as a growth centre, introducing new luxury brands opening in Sydney will be the Ritz-Carlton at The Star, and W Hotel at Darling Harbour and the upmarket brand St Regis in the future. In Melbourne, the W Hotel on Collins Street will open in 2020. It is being developed in partnership with Daisho Development Melbourne and Cbus Property …

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AAoA issues industry safety warning

The association is warning the safety of domestic and international visitors could be compromised by proposed changes to the regulation of short-term letting in NSW. Speaking on behalf of the industry following the release of the final report of the NSW Parliament inquiry into short-term holiday letting, the Accommodation Association of Australia said online platforms which facilitate residential premises being used …

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Industry backlash following ‘leaked’ NSW parliament decision to back Airbnb

Australia’s accommodation sector has rejected the recommendations of a NSW Legislative Assembly Committee Inquiry into short-term letting – leaked to the media this weekend in advance of tabling before parliament – saying that if the reported recommendations were correct they would put consumers at risk and favour commercial landlords over residential communities across the state. Tourism Accommodation Australia (TAA) called on …

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Is Queensland falling behind?

Queensland may dominate New South Wales on the football field, but where strata laws are concerned, our ‘rival state’ is out in front. From 30 November 2016, the New South Wales Strata Schemes Act 2015 will come into effect, which contains more than 90 amendments to how strata schemes are currently legislated. Some of these changes include by-laws prohibiting overcrowding, stricter …

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Guest tourism events in NSW this November

From Crowded House, the ARIA Awards, MTV Beats & Eats, to the Electronic Music Conference, and Angus and Julia Stone headlining Vanfest in Forbes, November is set to hit a high note in the NSW events calendar. Destination NSW CEO Sandra Chipchase said: “NSW has something for music fans of all ages and genres and I encourage travellers to start …

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