Inquiry into the adequacy of the regulation of short-term letting in New South Wales - November 2015
The Accommodation Association of Australia is pleased to provide the following submission to be considered as part of the NSW Legislative Assembly Committee on Environment and Planning inquiry into the adequacy of the regulation of short-term holiday letting in NSW.
The feasibility of, and options for, creating a national long service standard, and the portability of long service and other entitlements - December 2015
The introduction of any portability scheme for employee benefit entitlements is, effectively, another payroll tax on employers, which have a negative cash flow effect on businesses.
ACCC Consultation: Online Accommodation Booking Sector - September 2015
The Accommodation Association of Australia makes this submission on behalf of its members, in response to the ACCC's request for information about the online accommodation booking sector in Australia.
"Sharing the Future" Federal Opposition Discussion Paper - June 2015
Accommodation Association of Australia Submission in response to the release by the Federal Opposition of a discussion paper, "Sharing the Future". The Association has lodged this submission on the basis that the Opposition should take into account policy positions that the submission outlines when developing policies for the next Federal Election.
Review of the Disability (Access to Premises – Buildings) Standards 2010
Accommodation Association of Australia submission on behalf of the Australian Building Code Working Group.
Future Directions for Australia’s Tax System - June 2015
Accommodation Association of Australia submission as part of the development of a new Tax White Paper by The Treasury on behalf of the Australian Government.
Inquiry Into Corporate Tax Avoidance - May 2015
Senate Economics References Committee Inquiry into Corporate Tax Avoidance – Submission of Accommodation Association of Australia.
Annual Wage Review 2015
After taking into account that the national wage has exceeded CPI by 1.2% over the last three years,the Panel should give special consideration to there being no increase to the national minimum wage awarded this year.
Workplace Relations Inquiry Productivity Commission (March 2015)
The economic data indicates that Australia’s labour productivity requires improvement. While a range of factors can influence labour productivity, the degree of workplace relations regulation can be influential at the workplace level.
Productivity Commission Inquiry into Business Set-up, Transfer and Closure (February 2015)
The level of regulation in Australia’s accommodation industry must strike a balance between the safety of guests and the cost of administration and compliance.
Objection to Floating Hotel - NT - February 2015
The proposal to locate an accommodation barge described as being built to “Australian hotel standards” by the applicant is of concern to our members who operate compliant accommodation properties in Darwin.
Simplification of the skilled migration and temporary activity visa programmes – January, 2015
The tourism and hospitality sector welcomed the Review of the Skilled Migration and 400 Series visa programmes back in September 2014, presenting a joint submission on behalf of Restaurant & Catering Australia (R&CA), the Accommodation Association of Australia (AAoA), the Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC), and the National Tourism Alliance (NTA).