Immediate support is being sought by the Night Time Industries Association from the NSW Government, and says businesses are haemorrhaging $1.2 million a week in latest lockdowns.
Night Time Industries Association
The Night Time Industries Association’s Check. Check. Check. campaign launched last month and has been greeted with broad industry support, including from Tourism Minister Stuart Ayres.
The Night Time Industries Association has launched a new campaign encouraging punters to do their part alongside venues to stay COVID-19 safe.
With Melbourne now in lockdown, the Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) welcomed Friday’s announcement of state government support, but said the funding represents a fraction of what is required.
The NTIA welcomes the announcement from NSW Government regarding the thawing of the liquor freeze in the Sydney CBD.
Brewers are starting to open or think about reopening, but the scattergun approach of state governments may adversely affect an industry that has already taken a major blow.
The Night Time Industries Association (NTIA) has been lobbying state governments to implement a more nuanced approach to venue reopenings.
The Night Time Industries Association has criticised the government’s JobKeeper and stimulus schemes saying they do not go far enough to support casual or foreign workers, or business cash flow.
Following a petition with 15,000 signatures to highlight the industry’s plight the Keeping Our Venues Alive campaign is aiming to work with government to improve and short and long term resilience of the hospitality sector.