About the AHA

WHO WHAT AND WHY

The AHA(WA) is the authoritative voice for the accommodation and hospitality industry in Western Australia.

Since 1892, the AHA has existed to protect and develop the interests of our members, through unity, strong representation and the pursuit of industry excellence.

WA’s hotels and hospitality venues employ tens of thousands of workers, play a critical role in the state’s economic success and are essential component of the communities in which we live.

The AHA’s mission is to maintain the role the hospitality industry as an integral part of the Australian way of life, by giving a powerful voice to those we represent, empowering them to achieve new levels of growth and success.

The AHA family is a broad one and encompasses resorts, accommodation hotels, pubs, taverns, restaurants, small bars, industry suppliers, tourism venues, breweries, wineries and special facility licenses.

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annual spend on hospitality and tourism in WA
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people work in WA's hospitality and tourism industry
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of WA's liquor licence categories are represented by the AHA

WHY WE EXIST

Vision

As the authoritative voice for the hospitality industry in Western Australia, the AHA will inspire innovation, unity and industry excellence.

 

Purpose

To protect and develop our members’ interests, to achieve new levels of success and excellence and maintain the vital role of the hospitality industry as an integral part of the Australian way of life.

 

Mission

With passion, teamwork and commitment we will provide:

  •     Representation and advice
  •     Research and education
  •     Advocacy and lobbying
  •     Member events, meetings and commercial benefits

Our Values

  • Knowledge, Excellence, Teamwork & Unity, Integrity & Accountability, Strength & Courage, Fun & Passion, Vision, Commitment, Leadership,  Simplicity

Key Objectives

  • To maintain high standards of service and conduct in the liquor, hospitality, catering and entertainment industries;
  • To promote and protect the rights and interests of the hotel and hospitality industry
  • To watch all proceedings in State and Federal Parliament and act as necessary;
  • Otherwise assist, represent and act on behalf of the members; and engage in commercial activities that are in the members interests.

Who is involved with the AHA

  •     Hotels, Pubs, Taverns, Resorts, Restaurants, Bars
  •     Special facility licenses, Function and Tourism venues
  •     Industry suppliers, Boutique breweries and distilleries
  •     Licensed restaurants, Small Bars

Benefits of membership

Explore how membership empowers your venue to grow, thrive and succeed

OUR TEAM

Meet those working on your behalf

HISTORY OF THE AHA

Over 130 years of commitment to WA’s hotel and hospitality industry

AUSTRALIAN HOTELS ASSOCIATION PARTNERS

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