Please CLICK HERE to view the public holidays for Easter and ANZAC Day 2017.
A Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has today handed down its long awaited decision on penalty rates across the hospitality and retail awards as part of the 4 yearly review of modern awards. Please CLICK HERE to read more.
Click here to see the full list of award recipients from this year's THA and TasTAFE Awards for Excellence http://australianhotels.asn.au/wp-content/uploads/AFE-Winners.jpg
The Easter Public Holidays for 2016 are as follows: Good Friday – March 25 – is a public holiday. Easter Saturday – March 26 – is a normal trading day. Easter Sunday – March 27 – is not a public holiday. Easter Monday – March 28 – is a public holiday. Easter Tuesday – March 29 – is not a public holiday and applies to the public sector only. Please note that staff employed under an award or agreement are…
Yesterday the Federal Government acknowledged its own proposed foreign backpacker tax could damage Australian agriculture and tourism industries. This is a major shift in the Federal Government’s mindset and let’s hope, a win for our tourism and hospitality industry. Tasmania’s own Federal Tourism Minister Senator Richard Colbeck, has listened to the THA who has in conjunction with the National AHA office, made it known that any increase in taxation on backpacker’s earnings would have a detrimental effect on our industry.…
There are two State-wide public holidays in December 2015. These public holidays are Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Please note that as Boxing Day falls on a Saturday this year, the public holiday is substituted to Monday 28 December 2015. The December 2015 public holidays are to be observed on the following days: Christmas Day Friday 25 December 2015 Boxing Day Monday 28 December 2015
Dear THA Members and Corporates The THA office will be closed as of midday, Thursday December 24th. Please note the following: Friday 25/12/15 - Closed, Monday 28/12/15 - Closed, Tuesday 29/12/15 - 8am -4pm, Wednesday 30/12/15 - 8am -4pm, Thursday 31/12/15 - Closed, Friday 01/01/16 - Closed, Monday 04/01/16 - Open For all enquiries, please call 6220 7300 and follow the prompts. If your matter is urgent, please call Greg Astell on 0417 145 206. May we take this opportunity…
THA President, Paul Jubb along with Steve Old and Stephen Long, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Skills Tasmania. Steve Old said, "This even further strengthens the work of THA and Government on training and workforce development policy and strategy. A good outcome and one we must continue to use to the advantage of our members and industry growth."
For anyone looking for help with a grant under the new Tasmania Jobs and Investment Fund please CLICK HERE.
Members of the Hospitality Industry came together on Monday, Aug 24 for the THA and TasTAFE Awards for Excellence 2015. This gala event gives recognition to the state's best accommodation venues, restaurants, cafes, clubs and individuals and allows everyone there to celebrate the success of their colleagues, their peers and their friends. Please click on the below link to see this year's award winners. 2015 Award Winners