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Cleaning contractors hit with $65,000 penalty

Three cleaning companies and a former sole trader have been penalised for their involvement in underpaying Korean cleaners at Woolworths’ sites in Tasmania,...

Alanna Sapwell relocates from Sydney to head up Brisbane’s new ARC Dining and Wine Bar

Head chef Alanna Sapwell has been appointed to helm ARC Dining and Wine Bar, Howard Smith Wharves’ latest fine dining venue. Sapwell is the former head...

Dine and dash ends in carpark shooting

A dine and dasher in the US got more than he expected when a restaurant worker shot him for allegedly running out on the bill. Xin Xing Chen has been...

Tourists warned to stay away from contaminated water around Jervis Bay

Warning signs have gone up near waterways around Jervis Bay on the NSW south coast advising people not to fish or eat seafood caught in the creeks because...

Jewel development pushed back by injured workers

The Jewel development on the Gold Coast has suffered another setback following a workplace accident that saw three men rushed to hospital. The accident...

Catering Director penalised for underpaying workers

The former director of a contract catering company has been penalised $50,100 for his role in underpaying workers at Wagga’s Rules Club in regional...

Melbourne hotspots hit with workplace audits

The Fair Work Ombudsman is targeting restaurants and cafes in the popular Degraves Street and Hardware Lane dining strips in the Melbourne CBD with...

Queensland LNP pledges a CoOL change

Seafood Industry Australia, the national peak body representing the Australian seafood industry, has welcomed a Queensland Liberal National Party (LNP)...

Heaven is a child free restaurant says Kiwi restaurateur

A New Zealand restaurant owner’s decision to ban children from his venue says the change has “been like heaven”. Fabian Prioux, owner of Abbey Road...

Heston Blumenthal’s namesake restaurants run through complex web of tax havens

Heston Blumenthal’s international restaurant empire has been accused of underpaying staff at its fine-dining restaurant in Melbourne while funnelling...