Jacaranda Advisory

Industry Update - August 2014 - No. 118

Queensland Gaming Revenue Trend - Another record month

August 2014 has shown an increase in gaming revenue growth for Queensland Hotels and Clubs.

Total state gaming revenue has increased 6.86% on August 2013.

The growth and decline that the gaming industry (as a result of the 100% non smoking ban introduced 1 August 2006, and economic factors) has experienced since January 2007 on a yearly month on month basis are illustrated in the following graph:

Calculated from Data sourced from the Queensland Government - Office of Liquor & Gaming Regulation

The Office of Liquor & Gaming Regulation have now upgraded their statistics to use the 2011 Census data Statistical Area Level 4 reporting areas.

A comparison of each area to the same month last year and also 30 June financial YTD performance is outlined below:

Source: Calculated from Data sourced from the Queensland Government - Office of Liquor & Gaming Regulation 

Positions Vacant

Duty Manager - Swifts Sports Club Ipswich

Swift Sports Club Ipswich is seeking an experienced full time Duty Manager.  Additional information on the club can be found at www.swiftssportsclub.com.au

Please forward all applications to The Chairman, care of office@swifts.com.au

Moratorium on extended hours applications

The moratorium on applications for liquor trading hours for trade between 12 midnight and 5am ceased on 31 August 2014.

A number of sites have prepared and submitted applications for extended trading hours.  Early opening or liquor trading hours can also be applied for in certain circumstances.

To extend gaming hours the venue must also extend liquor trading hours.

If you need assistance in preparing extended liquor and gaming hours applications, Community Impact Statements and gaming demand reports please contact us for a quote.

If you would like to discuss any matters please feel free to give us a call on 07 3234 8917 or alternatively email one of the team Frank Balzary at frankb@hmw.com.au, Steve Koman at steve@hmw.com.au. We look forward to hearing from you.

Yours Faithfully
Steven Koman                                                     Frank Balzary
Director                                                                 Director







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