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2014 Media Interviews

20 November 2014
GWN 
Could this be the end of the country pub? The Government proposal to allow trading for major regional centre liquor stores may force regional accommodation and food and beverage hotel bottle shops to close. View the full news story here. 

 

19 November 2014
ABC720 - The time's are certainly changing - yesterday the State Government announced that pubs and taverns and bars will now be allowed to trade until midnight on Sunday. Bradley Woods talks about why he likes this change and more. Listen to the full interview here.

 

18 November 2014
6PR - The State Government has tabled its response to the Liquor Control Act Review which was carried out over a long time, leading up the the middle of this year - listen to Bradley Woods talk about the Government's Response.  Listen to the full interview here.

 

14 November 2014
Mix 94.5
- Most common things left behind in hotels? Listen to AHA WA CEO Bradley Woods and the Mix 94.5 Breakfast Crew talk about quirky lost property and things taken from rooms! Listen to the full interview here.

 

29 October 2014
Is it 2014 or 1971?
6PR - 
The Police Commissioner and Director of Liquor Licencing have been labelled 'backward' and openly criticised by the head of the Australian Hotels Association WA of the after the application for a 24 hour liquor licence was denied for the Perth Old Treasury development. 

 

25 October 2014  
Cider  - Popular Brew
Channel 9

Cider is becoming one of our most popular drinks of choice. There's plenty of brewers here in WA and plenty of buyers too it seems with sales increasing 250 percent in just four years.

 

October 2014
ACCC Expedia Wotif Approval may mean Higher Prices for Consumers
 

Australian Financial Review - 3 October
Hotels call for end to price restrictions

The West Australian - 3 October
ACCC gives green light for Expedia's Wotif bid

The Australian - 3 October
Regional players fearful of Wotif takeover

2GB - Interview with Ross Greenwood - 2 October
Listen to the full interview here.

ABC720 - Interview with John McGlue - 2 October
Listen to the full interview here.  

 

17 August 2014
Air BnB Boom
Channel 9

 

28 July 2014
State of our State 
Channel 9

 

20 June 2014
WA's Price of Beer
Channel 9

 

19 June 2014
WA's Price of Beer
Channel 9

 

11 June 2014
Minimum Wage Increase
Channel 10

 

10 June 2014
FIFA 2014 ETP's
720 ABC 
Listen to the full interview here.

 

06 June 2014
Whiskey in WA
7.30 Report 

 

25 May 2014
Unions WA out of touch with WA Small Business
ABC 

 

14 May 2014
Restaurant Kids
Channel 7 


14 May 2014
Restaurant Kids - Discount for Good Behaviour
Channel 9

 

14 May 2014
Hospitality Expo and Conference Australian First - Kevin Cherkas
6PR
Listen to the full interview here.

 

14 May 2014
WA's Best Steak Sandwich Competition 2014 - Perth's Best
Today Tonight 

 

27 April 2014
Title for Perth's best waiter: International Great Waiters Races set for East Perth
News.com.au Read the full article here. 

 

25 April 2014
Families of MH370 victims offered Perth flights

CNN Special Report


20 April 2014  
Penalty Rates 

6PR
Listen to the full interview here.

 

16 April 2014  
Operation Unite - Easter 2014

6PR
Listen to the full interview here.

 

8 April 2014  
WA Hotels ready for MH370

China Press (Malaysia)

 

31 March 2014  
Perth wants loved ones to be 'comfortable'

ecns.cn. Read the full article here. 

 

26 March 2014  
Ritz-Carlton chain has chosen Elizabeth Quay 

Channel 10

 

25 March 2014  
Perth Hotels will assist in accommodation Families of MH370

Channel 9
 

The Islander. Read the full article.
PerthNow. Read the full article.  

 

5 March 2014  
AHA Condemns Racist Pub Note

2UE
Listen to the full interview here.

The Age (Melbourne). Read the full article. 
Sky News. Read the full article.
The Australian. Read the full article.
WAtoday. Read the full article.  
The West Australian. Read the full article.
News.com.au. Read the full arficle.
The Herald Sun. Read the full article.
The Courier Mail. Read the full article.  
Perth Now. Read the full article.
Donnybrook-Bridgetown Mail. Read the full article.
Busselton-Dunsborough Mail. Read the full article.  
Mandurah Mail. Read the full article.
Augusta Margaret River Mail. Read the full article.
Central Midland & Coastal Advocate. Read the full article.
Bunbury Mail. Read the full article.  
Prime 7 Central Coast (New South Wales). Read the full article.
Nine News. Read the full article.  

Channel 9
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28 February 2014   
New York Times Perth Article & QANTAS

6PR
Listen to the full interview here.

 

20 February 2014   
Perth Hotel Room Shortage Addressed

Channel 9

Read the AHA(WA) Media Release.

Listen to the 6PR interview. 
Read the WA Today article. 
Read The Daily Telegraph article.
Read the Business News article. 
Read the Courier Mail article.
Read the Canberra Times article.
Read the Collie Mail article.  

 

20 February 2014   
FIFO Accommodation Plans

Channel 7
FIFO workers have been banned from sleeping inside Perth Airport. QANTAS has started closing its terminal late at night, leaving dozens of FIFO workers little choice but to pay a hotel for a few hours rest. 

 

12 February 2014   
High-Cost Living in Perth

6PR Perth - Peter Bell
Download 6PR Radio Interview Bradley Woods

Channel 7
If you thought Perth is expensive, it's now official. According to a price index Perth is Australia dearest city and one of the priciest in the world.  

Channel 9
If you think Perth's an expensive place to live, you're right. It's just been named one of the most expensive cities in the world with food and grocery prices doubling over the past decade.  

15 January 2014   
Liquor Control Act Review 

 

ABC News
The State Government is under pressure to move quickly to implement the recommendations of a Review of WA's Liquor Control Act, but the Hotel Lobby is warning its prepared for a fight and is urging the Government not to rush the process. 

 

14 January 2014   
Liquor Control Act Review Announcement

ABC News

 

The WA review of the Liquor Control Act 1988 has been criticised by the Australian Hotels Association (WA) for championing the causes of health, anti-alcohol groups and WA Police over the interests of the hospitality industry and the public. Read the full Media Release here. 

To view the full press conference of the Minister for Racing Gaming and Liquor on our youtube channel click here .

 

To view the full press conference of AHA CEO Bradley Woods click here .

 

To listen to the full 6PR radio interview of AHA CEO Bradley Woods see below. 
Download 6PR Radio Interview Bradley Woods  (16Mb)

 

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