By Stephanie Peatling, The Age There is now one poker machine for every 108 people in Australia, putting the nation in the top 10 of international gambling hotspots alongside Monaco and some Caribbean islands. Australia also has the seventh-highest total number of gaming machines, with 200,057 in pubs and clubs, industry figures show.
This month Jono was invited to present the latest successful Cert III Hospitality trainees at The Waves in Bundaberg. GM Brendan Royall and Garry Black were very proud to see eight of their staff collect their certificates and two trainees were awarded, as most improved performer and outstanding achiever. Congratulations to all involved, and once […]
Over the past few months, our intrepid Diploma students have ventured to Brisbane and Sydney as part of their Central Qld Management Development Program learning experiences. Next month they are off to Vegas!
CTA has access to prepared staff trained in the basics and ready for work experience at your venue. Our pre-employment courses have been so successful that we now run them right across SEQ. CTA train students within a week to get them ready for the hospitality workforce, then offer them to venues for work experience. What’s […]
Media Release – 20 September 2011 Queensland clubs have called for better representation of the facts of Queensland’s gaming industry after continued reports that poker machine players can lose in excess of $1,200 per hour.
By Kate Sikora , The Daily Telegraph Restaurants are doing the dirty on diners with at least 170 fines dished up to outlets that have failed the basic test of hygiene in the past 12 months. Among those penalised are ones which don’t have proper hand-washing facilities for workers handling food. Some have been found […]
The recent announcement from the Government about the impact of the carbon tax. Meals at restaurants are expected to increase by 20c with alcohol set to increase by 0.2%. Download the Queensland Treasury Report: Carbon Price Impacts Queensland.pdf
The following is a Media Release from the office of Steven Ciobo MP: 16 September 2011 – Labor MPs running scared of their pokie policy Gold Coast MP Steven Ciobo has slammed Queensland Labor MPs for refusing to attend a “Save our Clubs” community rally.
Queenslanders lost $4000 a minute on poker machines in August – the most ever recorded in a month across the state. Experts were unable to explain the spike, but Mission Australia Queensland claimed up to 40 per cent of regular punters had a “problem”.