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AHA welcomes appointment of Dr Kim Hames to Tourism Portfolio
14.12.10
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has welcomed today's announcement that the state's Tourism portfolio will now be the responsibility of the Deputy Premier, Dr Kim Hames. Click here to read more


AHA supports ads targeting antisocial behaviour
10.12.10
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has thrown its support behind a public awareness campaign designed to change people's attitudes and behaviour in late night entertainment precincts. Click here to read more


AHA supports state government workforce plan
10.12.10
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has labelled today's launch of the 'Skilling WA' workforce development plan by the Minister for Training and Workforce Development as an important step in easing the skills pressures faced by the hotel and hospitality sector. Click here to read more


Hotels welcome Oprah's guests visiting WA
23.11.10
Australian Hotels Association (WA) CEO, Bradley Woods, said today's announcement that Oprah Winfrey will be sending guests to Perth as part of a special prize ahead of her television show being recorded in Sydney will provide a significant boost to the industry. Click here to read more


The Breakwater and The Gate scoop WA Awards for Hospitality Excellence
12.11.10
The Breakwater in Hillarys and The Gate Bar and Bistro in Success were the big winners when Western Australia's hotel and hospitality industry was recognized at the XXXX Summer Bright Lager Ball and the presentation of the 2010 AHA Aon Hotel Awards for Excellence held in the Grand Ballroom at Burswood Entertainment Complex on Monday night. Click here to read more


Excellence in WA Hospitality Recognised
9.11.10
Standards of excellence in Western Australia's hotel and hospitality industry were recognized at the XXXX Summer Bright Lager Ball and the presentation of the 2010 AHA Aon Hotel Awards for Excellence held in the Grand Ballroom at Burswood Entertainment Complex last night. Click here to read more


Industry united against lockouts
5.10.10
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) and the Business Improvement Group of Northbridge Licensee Subcommittee (BIG N) has thrown their support behind a public awareness campaign highlighting State Government plans to impose lockouts across any or all licensed venues in WA. Click here to read more


Drunk louts on cocktails of drugs and alcohol - The West Australian
4.10.10
Opinion Piece by Bradley Woods Click here to read more


AHA calls for intelligent debate over workforce migration policy
21.09.10
Australian Hotels Association (WA) CEO, Bradley Woods, has used today's CEDA's 'Shaping WA from 2010 to 2050' forum to call for a tailored approach to Australia's migration policy in order to meet Western Australia’s short to long-term labour requirements, which includes unskilled foreign workers being permitted short term visas and being paid a minimum of Australian award wages. Click here to read more


Woollard to blame for WA lack of awareness of new outdoor smoking laws
21.09.10
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has expressed concern that the Independent MP Janet Woollard, who is responsible for introducing new outdoor smoking bans, hasn't done enough about educating the public about the new laws that start tomorrow. Click here to read more


AHA commits 300 rooms to host Oprah in WA
15.09.10
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has written to Oprah Winfrey inviting her to include Perth and Western Australia on the itinerary and offered accommodation to host one of the world's biggest stars and anywhere up to 300 of her guests. Click here to read more


'The Breakwater' wins two awards including Overall Hotel of the Year at AHA National Awards
13.09.10
Perth hotel The Breakwater can lay claim to being Australia's best pub after taking out two of the Australian Hotels Association's major industry awards last night. Click here to read more


Hotels welcome more flights to Perth
18.08.10
The State Government's announcement of increased Jetstar flights from the Eastern States to Perth will benefit the hotel and hospitality sector and encourage other airlines to do the same, according to the Australian Hotels Association (WA). Click here to read more


WA Accommodation staff awarded for excellence and professionalism
16.08.10
The high standards of professionalism and leadership at the State's accommodation hotels was acknowledged at the AHA Devil's Lair 2010 Accommodation Hotel Industry Gala Ball featuring the presentation of the M.E Bank Accommodation Hotel Management Awards held last night at Burswood Entertainment Complex. Click here to read more


Government provides much needed flexibility for industry
10.08.10
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has welcomed today's announcement by Racing and Gaming Minister, Hon Terry Waldron, providing increased flexibility and the streamlining of the processing system for approved managers of licensed venues. Click here to read more


Air Race loss leaves massive tourism void
29.07.10
The cancellation of the Red Bull Air Race will damage WA tourism jobs and businesses and highlights serious questions about the State's tourism agency's Board and its strategic direction, according the Australian Hotels Association. Click here to read more


Smoker urged to THINK2WICE
20.07.10
Western Australian smokers will be asked to think twice when smoking around others and disposing of their cigarette butts during a month-long campaign run by the Australian Hotels Association (WA), the Australasian Association of Convenience Stores (AACS) and the Western Australian Local Government Association (WALGA). Click here to read more


Bridgetown Hotel takes bite out of steak sandwich competition
2.06.10
The Bridgetown Hotel has been judged the winner of the 2010 WA's Best Country Pub Steak Sandwich Competition following a cook off at Burswood Entertainment Complex today. Click here to read more


Workforce Development Strategies Western Australia – Tourism & Hospitality
28.05.10
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) is addressing short, medium and long term issues associated with our industry’s staffing and workforce needs for the future. Click here to read more


CHOGM dates announced
21.05.10
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has welcomed today's announcement by the Federal Government confirming the dates that Perth will host the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting next year. Click here to read more


Five Country Pubs to cook off for Best Steak Sandwich crown
3.05.10
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has announced the five finalists that will cook off for the title of WA's Best Country Pub Steak Sandwich 2010. Click here to read more


Glassing attack sentence fair
14.04.10
The Australian Hotels Association has welcomed the custodial sentence handed down today to a woman who smashed a glass in the face of another woman in a nightclub last year. Click here to read more


Best Aussie Icon - Sizzling Competition!
9.04.10
Since the launch of the great Country Pub Steak Sandwich 2010 search at the end of March, hundreds of passionate steak sandwich lovers have lodged their vote online for their favourite country pub steak sandwich. Click here to read more


Best Aussie Icon - Taste of Country WA
30.03.10
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) and Tourism WA have launched the great Country Pub Steak Sandwich search for 2010. Click here to read more


Hospitality supports Red Tape Reduction Report
24.02.10
The Australian Hotels Association (WA) has called on the State Government to fast track and support recommendations made by the Red Tape Reduction Group relating to the State’s liquor licensing bureaucracy. Click here to read more


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