The Victorian State Government will provide casual workers in the hospitality industry with five days of paid sick leave per year, under a two-year pilot program announced on 14 March. Read More
Victoria is set to achieve a significant milestone on its Roadmap, reaching its 70 per cent double vaccination target nearly a week early. Due to this, restrictions are set to ease from 11:59pm on 21 October. Read More
The Victorian Government is conducting trials on hospitality businesses in highly vaccinated areas of regional Victoria to help the state progressively open as the double-dose target is met. Read More
Once New South Wales has reached its 80 per cent double dose target, the state government has revealed that restrictions will ease, allowing fully vaccinated people to access hospitality venues. Read More
Historic Melbourne landmark Queen Victoria Market is seeking expressions of interest from food and beverage operators to fill its revitalised Food Hall which is estimated to open from July 2022. Read More
The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has granted the largest number of changes to the Restaurant Industry Award (RIA) in more than 10 years. These changes are designed to give Australian cafés and restaurants greater flexibility, simplicity, and operational certainty. Read More
In partnership with the Victorian Government, the City of Melbourne has launched a new ‘Melbourne Money’ dining initiative as the state emerges from a two-week lockdown.