Category: Alcohol

$200k fine for unlicensed music in Melbourne bar

Photo by Peter Tarasiuk/ Broadsheet Melbourne Melbourne bar Hairy Little Sista ordered to pay nearly $200k for playing songs without

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Penalty rate cuts for Arts+Rec, not F&B

Tourism groups have largely welcomed the Productivity Commission's 23rd Feb 2017 cut to Sunday penalty rates, but restaurant and cafe operators have been left at square one - there is no cut to penalty rates in restaurants and cafes, or in clubs. More details - and an explainer - here.

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RSL sub-branches close whilst group sits on millions

PHOTO: Lyle Dalton's Speers Point RSL sub-branch sold their iconic value fighting Speers-Point Boolaroo sub-branch over a parking lot

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Albany Premier Hotel burnt down by licensee

Yet another historic pub has become victim to arson. The Albany Premier Hotel, built in 1891, was significantly damaged

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RSL board being paid off with development $$$

By Veronica Hope, 5th October 2016 If you felt that RSLs have had more focus on profit than on veterans,

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Adelaide Fringe gets balance wrong for 2016

TTN: The Adelaide Fringe's huge crowds are still turning up - but more for nights out partying and sight-seeing

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Creative thinking + investment can limit violence

TTN, 15th Feb 2016: This article explores what large cities around the globe do to invest in their night-time economies

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Submissions invited for alcohol law review

TTN, 12th February 2016 NSW's strict alcohol laws introduced in 2014 have cut alcohol-related violence dramatically, but they've also cut

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Perth arts event left to the dogs of the city

The Tourism News, 3rd February 2016 International and domestic artists performing at Perth Fringe are reporting abuse from the public

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Bad layout blocks retailers from 250k festival-goers

Image: Canberra retailer Mal Briggs'  comic book shop is blocked by tents for the entirety of the National Multicultural

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