15 October Further input requested on the proposed STRA Regulatory Framework for NSW October 15, 2019 By Accommodation Association General STRA, NSW, Regulatory Framework 0 Following two government inquiries, on 5 June 2018, the Minister for Planning and the Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation announced a whole-of-government framework for STRA in New South Wales.Following this announcement, a Code of Conduct committee was convened by the Department of Customer Service (which includes Fair Trading). The Accommodation Association was the voice of accredited accommodation on this Committee.On the 14 August 2019, the proposed STRA regulatory framework, inclusive of a draft Code of Conduct, was released for public consultation. As part of this consultation, feedback was sought by the 11 September 2019 on the:1. State Environmental Planning Policy (Short Term Rental Accommodation) 2019;2. Environmental Planning and Assessment (Short Term Rental Accommodation) Regulation 2019;3. A draft Code of Conduct for the Short-Term Rental Accommodation Industry (the Code);4. A draft Fair-Trading Amendment (Code of Conduct for Short-term Rental Accommodation Industry Regulation 2019 (the Amendment Regulation).5. The consultation also sought feedback on the proposed introduction of an industry-led register of STRA premises.Please find attached a copy of the Association’s submission to the NSW Government Short Term Rental Accommodation, New Regulatory Framework Discussion Paper. Related Articles Our plan to back Australia's tourism industry and create more jobs Minister for Trade, Tourism, and Investment, Simon Birmingham, says a re-elected Morrison Government will continue to grow Australia's $136 billion tourism industry as part of our plan to keep the economy strong and generate another 1.25 million jobs across Australia Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement ratified Australia has ratified the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) following the recent visit to Australia by the President of Indonesia. Positioning Australia’s Tourism Industry for the Future Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Simon Birmingham urged stakeholders, from local and state governments to peak industry bodies and individual tourism operators to have their say on the future direction of the industry. Accommodation Association of Australia reveals new members nationwide The Accommodation Association of Australia (AAoA) has received the backing of two of the nation's most important businesses, Quest Serviced Apartments and the Schwartz Family Company. Why ‘Going Digital’ Isn’t a Reality for Many Australian Small Businesses Is your small business facing big challenges when trying to go digital? Inside this article, Despina talks about some of the biggest obstacles that small businesses face, why they can't be ignored any longer, and what you can do as a limited-resource business to turn up your marketing and give your larger competitors a run for their money. Australia - Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement entered into force The trade agreement with Hong Kong entered into force on 17 January 2020. A-HKFTA provides Australian businesses greater certainty to trade and investment activities in Hong Kong. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.