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Two-day National Tourism and Hospitality Virtual Jobs Fair starts today

Two-day National Tourism and Hospitality Virtual Jobs Fair starts today
November 24, 2021

With critical workforce shortages impacting many parts of the recovery of the industry, the Federal Government will be hosing the first ever National Tourism and Hospitality Virtual Jobs Fair where job seekers, employers and employment service providers can come together to discuss jobs on offer in the hospitality and tourism industries right across Australia.

Being held from midday to 4pm (AEST) today and tomorrow (Wednesday 24th and Thursday 25th November), the free online event will feature employers looking to hire, informative workshops from industry professionals and information about training and qualifications.

In the region of than 25,000 in-demand jobs nationwide are expected to be promoted.

Introducing the Fair, Federal Minister for Employment, Workforce, Skills, Small and Family Business, Stuart Robert said a positive outlook for next year’s travellers means restaurants and hotels across Australia have a renewed appetite for hiring, stating “as restrictions ease and the visitor economy comes roaring back, businesses will need to be able to scale-up their operations quickly to meet increased demand.

“Connecting job seekers directly with employers at this virtual jobs fair is a win-win - it gets people into work and it gets our economy going.”

The Fair follows the Federal Government having offered targeted packages, including $70 million for tourism operators on the Gold Coast, in addition to wage subsidy programs like JobKeeper, through the COVID-19 pandemic.

The $6.2 million Jobs Fairs program complements other measures the Government has set up to connect employers and job seekers such as the $276 million Local Jobs Program.

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Employers participating in the National Tourism and Hospitality Virtual Jobs Fair include:

  • 5 Boroughs
  • Accommodation Association
  • Accor
  • Accor Apartments & Realty
  • Accor Hotels
  • Adelaide Convention Centre, Entertainment Centre and Coopers Stadium
  • AHS Hospitality
  • Alcyone Hotel Residences
  • ALH Hotels
  • Alleycat Cafe
  • Alseasons Hospitality Staff
  • Arinex
  • ASN Events
  • Back To Work Funding Program
  • Bankstown Sports Club
  • Big River Distilling Co.
  • Bivianos Restaurant Dural
  • Bonza Bike Tours
  • Boronia Kitchen
  • Burnt Orange
  • C.ex Group
  • Cabra-Vale Diggers Group
  • Capital Hotel Group
  • CCS Trading
  • Chefs and Hospitality Staff on the Run
  • Club Tweed
  • Coastal & CBD Hospitality Group
  • Courtyard Flagstaff
  • CRICCA
  • Crown Resorts
  • Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
  • Crowne Plaza Terrigal Pacific
  • Crystalbrook Kingsley Hotel
  • Dalton Catering
  • De Bortoli Winery & Restaurant
  • Discovery Parks
  • DOMA Hotels
  • Domaine Chandon Australia
  • Dosa Hub Authentic Indian Restaurant
  • Dubbo RSL Memorial Club
  • Dungog RSL Club
  • Elements of Byron
  • Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley
  • Engadine Tavern
  • Ettalong Diggers
  • Europcar
  • Event Hospitality & Entertainment
  • Fink
  • Food & Desire
  • Forrest Personnel
  • Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts
  • Fraser Suites Sydney
  • GBS Recruitment
  • Ginseng @ Hellenic Club
  • Global Hospitality Solutions
  • Gosford RSL Club
  • Gymea Bowls
  • Hamilton Island Enterprises
  • Hellenic Club of Canberra
  • Hilton
  • Hilton in Melbourne
  • Hilton Surfers Paradise
  • Hospitality Training Network
  • Hyatt Hotel Canberra
  • Hyatt Hotels Australia
  • Hyatt Place Melbourne Caribbean Park
  • Hyatt Regency Brisbane
  • Hyatt Regency Sydney
  • InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG)
  • International Hotel Services
  • Jasper and Myrtle Chocolates
  • Jay Charbhu Roadhouse
  • Jolleys Boathouse Restaurant
  • Kemps Creek Sporting & Bowling Club
  • KFC
  • Lake Crackenback Resort & Spa
  • Latitude 30 Restaurant Coffs Harbour
  • Leisure Options
  • Leonda By The Yarra
  • LUCAS Restaurants
  • Luna Park Sydney
  • LUXXE Outsourced Hotel Services
  • M&G Hotel Group
  • Magpies Nest Restaurant
  • Majestic Hotels & Apartments
  • Manly Pacific
  • Maria
  • Marriott International
  • Mas National
  • Mayfair Lane Pub & Dining Room
  • McKenzie Aged Care Group
  • Meriton Suites
  • Metro Mirage Hotel Newport and Metro Hotel Miranda
  • Milton Ulladulla ExServos Club
  • Moonlight Social House Narrabeen
  • Mount Lofty Estate
  • Mulgas Adventure Tours
  • Mystical India
  • National Careers Institute
  • Navarra Events
  • Nelson Bay Golf Club
  • Nika
  • NRMA Parks and Resorts
  • Oakwood Premier Melbourne
  • Ocean International Hotel
  • Opal Cove Resort Coffs Harbour
  • Optus Stadium
  • Outdoor Industry Careers NSW/ACT
  • Outward Bound Australia
  • Ovolo Hotels
  • Pacific Palms Resort
  • Palmerston Golf & Country Club
  • Pan Pacific Hotels Group
  • Parra Leagues Club
  • Pilu at Freshwater
  • Pinchy's
  • Pino's Vino e Cucina
  • Pizza Hut Australia
  • Pro-invest Hotels
  • Pullman Melbourne on the Park
  • Quest Apartment Hotels
  • Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney
  • Retail Food Group
  • Royal Caribbean Group
  • Royal on the Park Hotel
  • Russo Estate Winery
  • Rydges Sydney Airport
  • Sammy's on the Marina
  • Sandy Point Beach Resort
  • Schnitz Franchising
  • Sealink Fraser island
  • Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Port Douglas
  • Skills and Jobs Centres (Victoria)
  • Sofitel Melbourne on Collins
  • Soul Origin
  • Spicers Retreats
  • Spot X Surf at The Beach Arrawarra
  • Squad
  • St George Leagues Club
  • St Marys Diggers and Band Club
  • Stamford Hotels & Resorts - Adelaide
  • Swagman Chargrill Restaurant
  • Taco Bell
  • Taj Indian Masala
  • TFE Hotels
  • The Cocktail Studio
  • The Grace Hotel
  • The Grounds of Alexandria
  • The Hotel Windsor
  • The Langham, Melbourne
  • The Matterhorn Swiss restaurant
  • The Ritz-Carlton, Perth
  • The San Telmo Group
  • The Shellharbour Club
  • The Wilderness Group
  • Thredbo Alpine Hotel
  • Three Blue Ducks
  • Tour de Vines Cycling Tours
  • Training Services NSW
  • Trippas White Group
  • Veriu Hotels & Suites and Punthill Apartment Hotels
  • W Melbourne
  • Waymark Hotels
  • Wyndham Destinations Asia Pacific
  • Youth Projects

Image courtesy of Humanforce.

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