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When will bars and restaurants open again?

When will bars and restaurants be opening again? For those craving a Saturday night drink or Sunday brunch, here is the latest update.

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Queensland bids for Virgin

Good morning, early birds. State-owned Queensland Investment Corporation will make an official bid for a stake in Virgin Australia, and yesterday's return to parliament didn't disappoint. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.

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Meet the industry that says it can’t survive 2.2% wage growth

The restaurant industry is angry that industrial relations law is being enforced and employers who underpay workers are being revealed. But if an industry can't survive when the wages it pays are virtually stagnant, there's something seriously wrong.

Woolworths CEO Brad Banducci (Image: AAP/David Moir)

Wage theft is because of complex awards? Yeah right.

Businesses insists award complexity is why they repeatedly underpay their workers. The facts show otherwise.

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott, News Limited and some restaurateurs are claiming that penalty rates are too high and are hurting the hospitality sector. But is it true? Melbourne-based freelance writer <b>Callum Denness</b> puts down his latte to find out.

Get Fact: are penalty rates killing small business?

Opposition Leader Tony Abbott, News Limited and some restaurateurs are claiming that penalty rates are too high and are hurting the hospitality sector. But is it true? Melbourne-based freelance writer Callum Denness puts down his latte to find out.

Bob Carr's learning curve ... Where have all the waiters gone? ... US election polls ...

Richard Farmer’s chunky bits: Carr with L plates

Bob Carr's learning curve ... Where have all the waiters gone? ... US election polls ...

The head chef and owner of Sydney restaurant Pier <a href="http://www.theage.com.au/entertainment/restaurants-and-bars/pier-chef-returns-hats-saying-the-heat-is-too-much-20100517-v9h1.html">wants to give back</a> his three-hat <em>Good Food Guide</em> rating. Too bad, says <b>Terry Durack</b>: <em>I</em> decide who does and doesn't have a hat. He'll have to change his restaurant.

Can you give your Good Food Guide hats back?

The head chef and owner of Sydney restaurant Pier wants to give back his three-hat Good Food Guide rating. Too bad, says Terry Durack: I decide who does and doesn't have a hat. He'll have to change his restaurant.

Hospitality employees reveal the things they <em>don't</em> tell customers, like what's really in that "low-fat" smoothie, how they scam extra tips, and why things really make the "specials" board.

Secret service: 50 things your waiter won’t tell you

Hospitality employees reveal the things they don't tell customers, like what's really in that "low-fat" smoothie, how they scam extra tips, and why things really make the "specials" board.

An anonymous reader lets exposes the second-rate hospitality training given to international students hoping to gain permanent residency in Australia.

Work hard for permanent residency? Why bother?

An anonymous reader lets exposes the second-rate hospitality training given to international students hoping to gain permanent residency in Australia.

Working in hospitality is tiring enough, but <b>Bruce Buschel</b> has written 50 rules that a restaurant staffer should never do. Don't compliment the customers. Don't treat reading the specials like an acting audition. Nothing about flies in soup though.

Don’t say “good choice!”: 50 things a waiter should never do

Working in hospitality is tiring enough, but Bruce Buschel has written 50 rules that a restaurant staffer should never do. Don't compliment the customers. Don't treat reading the specials like an acting audition. Nothing about flies in soup though.

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