Tourism Australia launches WeChat Mini Program to attract Chinese event planners
Tourism Australia is flexing the country’s business events muscle via one of the world’s most popular social media platforms.
Sydney picks up major conference and exhibition for creatives
Tech-savvy creatives will soon be flocking to Sydney for a blockbuster conference. However, that’s not to say they’ll all be behaving like seagulls.
Families left “traumatised” after funeral home mixes up bodies for second time
A funeral home in Sydney has left a family traumatised after mixing up two bodies. And it wasn’t the first time.
Brisvegas tapped as preferred host for 2032 Olympic Games
Crack a tinnie of XXXX Gold, because it looks like the Olympics might be coming to Queensland 32 years after Sydney’s hosting efforts.
Gold Coast scores first major conference since COVID hit
Much like HSC graduates during Schoolies Week, it looks like the business events sector is picking up on the Goldie.
GOOD NEWS: NSW and South Australia to ease restrictions on events and venues from Friday
The two states are getting back more of their swagger from Friday, with both announcing a swathe of changes for certain types of events and venues.
Folk singer cops fine after young son’s concert cameo deemed child labour
Next time you plan an event overseas, you might want to check the ages of your performers, or you might cop charges for child labour.
Worrying signs for Crown Resorts, with royal commission announced into Melbourne casino
by Huntley Mitchell
To make matters worse for Crown, the company suffered a $120.9 million loss in the first half of FY21.
Victoria unveils support package for small businesses smacked by ‘circuit breaker’ lockdown
Small businesses in the tourism, hospitality and events sectors that were hit hard by the state’s snap five-day lockdown have been handed a $143 million reprieve.
New five-star Brisbane hotel makes last-minute name change
The property ended up taking on a more luxurious feel than initially anticipated – think ultra-cool art, avant-garde lighting and Karl Lagerfeld amenities.
Crystalbrook makes Geoff York’s role as CEO permanent
Geoff York has put in a request to Crystalbrook’s HR department for new business cards and an engraved name plate, following his latest role change.
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