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It is again fast approaching that time of the year where we have modified licensed trading hours we must consider applying to Good Friday and ANZAC day.

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) is gathering speed daily and the effects will be felt by businesses globally, and yes that potentially includes your venue too. There are some good practical actions that can be started today.

Taking personal responsibility for your own health is vital in keeping you as protected as possible from the virus (as well as ‘normal’ colds and flu). Limit contact with people that you know have been travelling through China or any other risk declared country until the risk period has passed.

Another year has just about gone and the busy festive season is upon us. It’s so important during this time to keep an eye on our work mates, our patrons and most importantly – ourselves!

If your venue is starting a strategic plan from scratch, or revisiting an existing one, here’s my five minute how-to guide on creating the solid foundations of a strategic plan.

Take a look at our latest Novel Coronavirus Fact Sheet for an update on the Coronavirus contamination cases, key points to be aware of if you are planning on travelling overseas, and useful information to help protect yourself and those around you. 

Recently, the original Wiggles came back together to perform a series of charity concerts to raise funds for bushfire victims and wildlife. Greg Page, the original yellow Wiggle collapsed as he left the stage and went into cardiac arrest.

Every year, your venue needs to ensure that your annual report to AUSTRAC regarding AML/CTF Compliance is submitted before the close date of March 31st. Failure to submit your report on time will cost you 60 penalty points.

If I have staff returning from holidays in China or potentially having contact with people who have been in the risk area, what are my obligations to them and the rest of my staff, customers and other people?

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