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Government wipes permit fees to encourage outdoor dining

As Canberra moves into summer, hospitality venues are being encouraged by the ACT Government to trial outdoor dining with no permit fees.

Hospitality industry reflects on lessons from COVID

COVID-19 has changed the way we experience the hospitality industry – from booking a table to paying a deposit and even our choices on the menu.

Monster gets smoky for Negroni Week

With the weather starting to show us its warmer side and the days getting longer, it is the perfect time to shake off winter and head into spring, cocktail in hand. What...

New contact tracing app Check-in CBR to assist ACT venues

New contract tracing app Check-in CBR has been developed by ACT Health and will assist venues to meet their contract tracing obligations.

NCCC chefs to cook OzHarvest 4000 meals in 8 weeks

OzHarvest Canberra yesterday received 500 individually-sealed meals prepared and cooked by the National Convention Centre Canberra - the first delivery of a total of 4,000 meals to be provided over the next eight weeks.

Local check-in app helps struggling hospitality industry

One local company, NCH Software, has come up with a way to simplify contact tracing requirements for the hospitality industry, and they are offering it for free.

Reusable coffee cups slowly return to Canberra cafés

As COVID-19 restrictions continue to ease Canberra’s cafés have begun accepting reusable cups again, albeit under strict protocols around cleanliness.

More outdoor dining at Canberra venues called for

Adding more outdoor-style dining may stimulate Canberra’s economy following the effects of COVID-19, says one University of Canberra (UC) lecturer.

100-patron limit for ACT pubs from next week

From noon on Friday 19 June venues, including ACT pubs, be allowed 100 patrons per enclosed space whilst adhering to the one person per 4sqm rule.

Calls to ease hospitality restrictions fall on deaf ears

Calls from both peak bodies and the ACT Opposition to further ease restrictions on Canberra’s hospitality industry will be ignored by the ACT Government. Currently, ACT hospitality venues face restrictions capping patron numbers...

ACT won’t immediately follow NSW pubs 50-patron rule

Today the NSW Government announced that pubs, clubs, cafes and restaurants will be allowed up to 50 patrons from Monday 1 June.

Canberra cafes and restaurants reopen to reduced numbers

From Saturday 16 May, a select number of Canberra's cafes, restaurants and other eateries welcomed diners for the first time since March.