Hospitality industry

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Restaurants
NARROWER TERMS
Report

Measuring the Australian night time economy 2019-20

This report focuses on the Core NTE, which consists of food, drink and entertainment (consumption) businesses and these businesses’ economic performance in the latest financial year for which official data is available (2019-20).
Working paper

Street space allocation and use in Melbourne’s activity centres

This research from urban planning experts details how inner-city suburbs in Melbourne lack footpath space – increasingly vital real estate amid strict indoor dining capacity limits that have been imposed as part of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Report

Food precincts investigations: Melbourne laneways and Brisbane’s West End

Describing a recent investigation of 49 fast food, café and restaurant businesses in Melbourne’s Degraves Street and Hardware Lane and Brisbane’s West End, this report outlines the recovery of $1,212,727 in unpaid wages to potentially vulnerable young workers such as university students.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Will removing poker machines from Tasmanian pubs and clubs cost thousands of jobs?

Liberal Treasurer Peter Gutwein claims the impact of taking poker machines out of pubs and clubs would cost thousands of jobs.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Are there more full-time baristas than coal industry workers in Australia?

In a widely shared Facebook post mocking those who would dismiss environmentalists as "latte sipping lefties" who hate Australian jobs, the Young Greens claimed that more people were working as full-time baristas in 2019 than were employed in the coal ind
Briefing paper

April holiday cluster highlights income losses from reduced penalty rates

This research puts a number on the total loss of wages that will be experienced by workers in the broad retail and hospitality sectors through the coming holiday period: $80 million this year, rising to $107 million for a similar period once the rate cuts...
Report

Planning for Canberra's night-time economies

This paper examines what can be understood as the ‘night-time economy’ (NTE). It builds on background research by the ACT Planning and Land Authority (ACTPLA) to inform planning for social infrastructure and the review of Territory Plan policies for commercial centres and zones. It considers...
Briefing paper

Penalty rates and employment: one year later

Reduced Sunday and holiday penalty rates for retail and hospitality workers have failed to ignite the 'boom' in employment, as promised by employer groups who supported the change.
Report

A taste of sustainability: case studies of sustainable cafes in Australia

Sustainability and its attainment is one of the most important challenges of our time. Ever since the Brundtland Report popularised the concept of sustainable development, communities around the globe have been confronting how to balance the needs of humanity for consumption of resources with the...
Briefing paper

4 yearly review of modern awards - penalty rates: summary of decision (2017 FWCFB 1001)

Section 156 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act) provides that the Commission must conduct a four yearly review of modern awards (the Review). The Commission’s task in the Review is to decide whether a particular modern award achieves the modern awards objective...
Journal article

Impacts of changes to trading hours of liquor licences on alcohol-related harm: a systematic review 2005–2015

Legislative limits on trading hours for licensed premises have a long history in Australia as a key policy approach to managing alcohol-related problems. In recent years, following substantial extensions to permitted hours of sale, there has been renewed attention to policies aimed at reducing late-night...
Report

Short-term employment forecasts: 2015-2018

This forecast finds strong employment demand in New Zealand in the near term in response to domestic-focused growth supported by strong activities in the construction, business services and hospitality industries. Background This report presents employment forecasts over the 3 years to March 2018. These employment...