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Byron bush doof breaches restrictions with 50 times legal guest limit

Despite event organisers facing up to $11,000 in penalties for breaching restrictions, police chose not to fine the doofers. We assume it was due to their fondness of trance music.

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AIME sets new date for new type of show model

It seems the word du jour for event organisers and venues is “hybrid”, with AIME jumping on the bandwagon with this announcement.

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Venues

INDUSTRY FIRST: ICC Sydney unveils hybrid event solution

The iconic venue has made it easier to host socially-distant events without losing numbers. Here’s how.

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Aviation

Qantas and Virgin launch new routes

Proving that the rivalry between Qantas and Virgin is still as strong as ever come these competitively-timed announcements.

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Venues

Te Pae Christchurch hires Sydney-based BDM

Keen to plan an event at Te Pae Christchurch in anticipation of Australia’s international border reopening? Get acquainted with venue’s new local BDM right here.

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Technology

Study finds Aussies have big problems with video conferencing

If the COVID-19 pandemic has taught The Nibbler’s editor anything, it’s that you should always wear underpants (at the very least) during a Zoom meeting.

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Events

Cirque du Soleil files for bankruptcy protection

The iconic entertainment group is looking like it could be the next casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic. And if that’s not a reason to wash your damn hands and wear a mask, we don’t know what is.

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Destinations

Queensland announces further easing of restrictions on events and venues

We assume Queensland’s event planners and venue managers are celebrating this news with a bottle of Bundy Rum and some cane toad hunting.

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Technology

Australian Turf Club undergoes $6.5m digital transformation

The Nibbler’s editor enjoys attending race days at Rosehill Gardens and Royal Randwick, despite always spending way too much money on booze and betting on horses that come dead last.

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Events

Event Summit to return in October (and it’s free to attend)

Are you keen to head to this year’s Event Summit, but are a little low on cashola? Good news awaits.

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Destinations

Tourism Australia’s longstanding NZ country manager exits

by Huntley Mitchell

Jenny Aitken has waved farewell to Tourism Australia from across the Tasman. Rumour has it that the staff leaving card arrived safely via carrier pigeon.

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Aviation

What has Bain got in store for Virgin Australia?

by Huntley Mitchell

After being chosen as Virgin’s preferred bidder late last week, many have been wondering what Bain Capital has planned for the struggling airline.

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