News Archive

2017 has started off as a productive and successful year for the AHA ACT Branch
It has been a great first half of 2017 for hospitality in the ACT, especially with so many exciting venues opening.
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A new Australian Government program aims to make it easier for businesses to find and recruit young people.
Abode expands to Kingston
2017 AHA Team
New hotel development in Canberra
An additional 230 hotel rooms are set to hit the market by mid 2020 with the recent announcements of two new hotel developments in Braddon and Canberra’s city centre. Read full article from our partner VisitCanberra here
Video Shows Canberra is the Business
AHA ACT partners Canberra Convention Bureau (CCB) and Brand CBR have launched a video promoting the Canberra region as the premier business event location.
Abode Hotels is Building the sporting life of the National Capital with the ACT Meteors
AHA ACT was excited to hear Cricket ACT today announced a significant partnership one of our member Abode Hotels to be the naming rights sponsor for the ACT Meteors for the next three years.  
Record entries for Hospitality Awards
New grants to enliven the City
Karin Sheppard appointed to TAA Board
Asahi AHA ACT Networking Event
Award winners are grinners
Alcohol paper released in ACT
It would almost appear the ACT Government alcohol discussion paper has been prepared by the anti-alcohol lobby, the AHA ACT said today.
Record entrants for 2015 Awards
A record number of leading hotels, bars, nightclubs and restaurants have nominated for the 2015 AHA ACT Hospitality Awards.
Like AHA ACT on Facebook to win
AHA ACT and Gold Sponsor Treasury Wine Estates have launched an exciting new wine competition for Canberra’s hospitality sector. All you have to do is Like AHA ACT on our Facebook page to be in the running to win a bottle of Pepperjack Graded shiraz
Hotels rail against pokie trading
The Australian Hotels Association (AHA) ACT Branch says the introduction of a poker machine trading scheme in the ACT should be permanently delayed by the ACT Government.
The real cost of another public holiday
There seems no end in sight to the rise of public holidays in the ACT. Australia’s capital has earned an unenviable reputation of having the highest number of gazetted public holidays in the nation, which hurts the hospitality sector from the high cost of paying penalty rates.
AHA ACT Golf Day 2013