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AHA SUPPORTS IMPROVEMENTS TO BANNED DRINKERS REGISTER
29.09.22
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) commends the WA Government for responding to industry feedback regarding the Banned Drinkers Register and proposing improvements to ensure it is effective at addressing alcohol related harm. Click here to read more


PRECINCT BANS WILL MAKE WA'S BARS SAFER
28.09.22
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has welcomed the WA Government's proposed legislation that will allow police to ban those who are convicted of violent and anti-social behaviour from entering the state's key entertainment precincts. Click here to read more


REBRAND PUTS WA TOURISM IN STRONG POSITION
6.09.22
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has strongly endorsed Tourism WA's new global brand, which will underpin campaigns to promote Western Australia as a premier tourism destination. Click here to read more


OVER $8M TO ATTRACT AND TRAIN HOSPITALITY STAFF
24.08.22
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) welcomes two key announcements and over $8 million in combined funding by the McGowan Government to address the dire labour shortages plaguing WA's hotels and hospitality businesses. Click here to read more


CHEFS SETTLE BEEF FOR 2022
1.07.22
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has crowned the winners of the 2022 AHA & Furphy WA's Best Steak Sandwich Competition, with the North West Brewing Co winning the country WA competition while the Last Local was voted the best of the Perth finalists. Click here to read more


HOSPITALITY LEGENDS AND WA'S BEST SUPPLIERS REVEALED
30.06.22
The winners of the 2022 AHA (WA) Bankwest Hospitality Supplier Awards and new Legends of Hospitality have been revealed, celebrating those in WA's hospitality industry who maintain an ongoing commitment to excellence. Click here to read more


2022 STEAK SANDWICH FINALISTS UNVEILED
8.06.22
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) have today revealed the finalists of the 2022 AHA & Furphy WA's Best Steak Sandwich Competition. Click here to read more


NEW WEBSITE TO ALLEVIATE STAFF SHORTAGES
27.05.22
The Australian Hotels Association (WA), in conjunction with Tourism WA, has today launched westernaustralia.jobs, a dedicated website to list jobs, careers and training opportunities in WA's hospitality and tourism industry. Click here to read more


WA'S ACCOMMODATION INDUSTRY EXCELLENCE CELEBRATED
17.05.22
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) last night announced the 2022 AHA Perth Airport Accommodation Awards for Excellence winners, presented at the Devil's Lair Gala Ball, attended by the Premier, the Hon Mark McGowan and a range of dignitaries and industry leaders. Click here to read more


VOTING BEGINS IN HIGH STEAKS COOK-OFF
5.05.22
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has announced that voting has commenced to determine which WA venues take home the glory in the 2022 AHA & Furphy WA's Best Steak Sandwich Competition. Click here to read more


RESTRICTION-FREE HOSPITALITY - CHEERS TO THAT!
26.04.22
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has applauded today's announcement that all remaining restrictions on WA hospitality venues will be removed from Friday. Click here to read more


SENSIBLE RELAXATION OF LEVEL 2 RESTRICTIONS
24.03.22
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has welcomed the easing of Level 2 restrictions, which will substantially reduce the burden on WA's hotels, bars, pubs, taverns, restaurants and tourism venues. Click here to read more


CALLING TIME ON RESTRICTIONS
22.03.22
Exactly two years ago, WA's pubs, bars, taverns and restaurants fell silent. It wasn't a case of a pub with no beer, but something far bleaker - pubs with no patrons. Click here to read more


2022 ACCOMMODATION AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE FINALISTS REVEALED
11.03.22
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has today announced the finalists of the 2022 AHA Perth Airport Accommodation Awards for Excellence. Click here to read more


TOURISM RECOVERY EFFORT STARTS ON RIGHT FOOT
3.03.22
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AHA WELCOMES SUPPORT BUT IT'S ONLY A START
2.03.22
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has cautiously welcomed the WA Government's Level 2 COVID-19 Business Assistance Package but says more will be required in the months ahead to stem job losses and business closures within WA's hospitality venues. Click here to read more


AHA OPPOSES 1 IN 4SQM CAPACITY LIMITS
18.02.22
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has strongly urged the WA Government to avoid onerous COVID-19 restrictions such as 1 in 4sqm capacity limits that will damage the viability of hospitality venues and cost jobs. Click here to read more


WA VENUES WIN COVETED NATIONAL AWARDS
10.02.22
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) commends three leading WA hospitality venues for receiving the ultimate recognition in Australian hospitality at the at the highly competitive Australian Hotels Association's National Awards for Excellence. Click here to read more


NEW APP TO HELP SERVE NEEDS
11.01.22
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has welcomed today's release of the ServiceWA app, which will assist WA's hospitality venues and patrons satisfy proof of COVID-19 vaccination requirements. Click here to read more


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