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PADDO TAVERN – SMART PUPS FUNDRAISER LUNCHEON

With national treasure and Olympian Dawn Fraser (AC, MBE) as a patron, and lots of cute puppies to cuddle, the annual Paddo Tavern Smart Pups Fundraiser luncheon is a highlight on the Australian hospitality…

2024 GALLIPOLI ART PRIZE

The Gallipoli Art Prize is an Australian acquisitive art prize that celebrates the Gallipoli campaign of the First World War, awarded annually by the Gallipoli Memorial Club and worth A$20,000. The…

WORLD RECORD PUB CRAWL

Two friends from Sydney, Australia, have broken the record for the most pubs visited in 24 hours after drinking in 99 different bars over the course of a day. Harry Kooros and Jake Loiterton, both 26…

CLUBSACT ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP WITH CANBERRA HOSPITAL FOUNDATION (CHF)

ClubsACT the industry peak body for Canberra’s Community Clubs has proudly announced a new partnership with the Canberra Hospital Foundation (CHF). ClubsACT as the Industry Association that represents…

REGISTER FOR THIS MONTH’S AUSTRALASIAN GAMING EXPO

With less than two weeks to go until the doors open for the thirty-second Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE), it's time to register and plan your visit. This year, you will see over two hundred exhibitors…

ANNUAL INDUSTRY LUNCHEON RAISES FUNDS FOR SMART PUPS CHARITY

Smart Pups is an Assistance Dogs Organisation proudly supported by the club and hotel industry. Based on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland Smart Pups provides trained service dogs to assist children with…

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NSW POKER MACHINE PROFITS SURGED AMID COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Profits from poker machine gambling in NSW clubs surged despite the COVID-19 pandemic, State Government data obtained by the ABC has revealed. Gamblers across the state lost $2.17 billion to poker machines…

JOIN WGHA WEBINAR ON PROMOTING INCLUSION AND DIVERSITY

February 2021 Women in Gaming & Hospitality Australasia (WGHA) has opened registration to industry members in their first interactive webinar of 2021 on 11th February 1330 to 1430. The webinar…

NSW YOUTH GAMBLING STUDY 2020

About the study The study aimed to increase understanding of gambling and simulated gambling by young people aged 12-17 years in NSW, in order to prevent and reduce gambling harm. How young people are…

FACIAL RECOGNITION: The automated answer to detecting barred or excluded persons

What exactly is The Guardian? It’s a fully integrated, market-leading, cloud-based facial recognition system that identifies barred persons as they enter a gaming area, by matching them against a secure…

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,…