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ENDEAVOUR GROUP BRINGS FORWARD PAY RISES

Australia’s largest pub owner, Endeavour Group, has brought forward pay rises of between 4.6 per cent and 5.2 per cent for about 15,000 workers in its pubs and clubs to try to alleviate a staff shortage…

AUSTRALIAN VENUE CO TO ACQUIRE 9 WA VENUES

Australian Venue Co has announced that it has entered into a conditional acquisition agreement to purchase nine venues in Western Australia from two hospitality groups; 7 venues acquired from Ark Group…

BRISBANE’S FAMOUS PINEAPPLE HOTEL IS ON THE MARKET

One of Brisbane’s oldest pubs, and one of the rare family-owned and operated hotels, is on the market and expected to break sales records. The heritage-listed Pineapple Hotel in Kangaroo Point, that…

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1. Merewether Beach Hotel, Newcastle sells for $40m A large Newcastle hotel overlooking the waterfront at Merewether Beach has sold for about $40 million.  Investor Glenn Piper has snapped up the Merewether…

GREENS TO REMOVE POKIES FROM PUBS

As far as controversial topics go, electronic gaming machines (EGM), also known as pokies in Australia, take top billing. Around the world, in many jurisdictions, their place in society is a constant source…

SYDNEY PUB FINED OVER SNEAKY POKIES TACTIC

A pub has been fined more than $100,000 for incentivising gamblers after managers and even a security guard loaned cash to help pokie users keep gambling. Rose and Crown Hotel in Parramatta, western Sydney,…

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COOPERS BREWERY HAS FORTITUDE ON TAP AGAINST THE CORONAVIRUS

Since the Covid-19 outbreak, the sixth-generation family business has grappled with major changes in how it operates, in tandem with difficulties among commercial partners and fluctuating customer demand…

NEW RELIEF FOR HOSPO GIVES DONORS ONLINE HOW-TO VIDEOS FOR QUARANTINE LIVING

New emergency financial relief ‘by hospo, for hospo’ featuring celebrity chefs Matt Moran and Neil Perry for those affected by COVID-19 is launching in the form of a new donation website and interactive…

WITH PUBS AND BARS CLOSED, BEER AND WINE SUPPLIERS TRY TO STAY AFLOAT

Article: "You know the song Killing Me Softly? That's the soundtrack to my life right now," says Pat McInerney. The co-founder of Willie the Boatman has had a quiet day of sales at his small brewery…

G2E ASIA 2020 POSTPONED TO DECEMBER

G2E Asia has been postponed for a second time, with this year’s exhibition now set to be held at The Venetian Macao from 1 to 3 December 2020, organizer Reed Exhibitions announced Friday. Originally…

POORLY-TIMED RESTRUCTURE STOPS 8000 ALH PUB STAFF FROM GETTING JOBKEEPER PAYMENTS

In late March, the Woolworths-owned Australian Leisure and Hospitality Group stood down 8000 workers following the government's decision to shut pubs and clubs to halt the spread of the coronavirus. But…

PUB NEWS: KEEP CALM AND BUY A PUB

One area of investment that is still growing are hotel business sales across Australia. The potential in coming months to see further hotels become available for sale might see continued increases in price. 1.…