As Summer Arrives, Australia Is Ready To Party – But a Nationwide Staff Shortage Is Jeopardising Our Post-Lockdown Fantasy
24 Nov 2021
Food & Drink Food and drink venues across the country, already battered and bruised after 18 months of on and off lockdowns, are now contending with a newer, more intractable problem. From delayed restaurant openings, to closures, to thousands of cancelled reservations, owners are struggling – and it’s not to get bums on seats, but to find the staff to serve them.
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New Hire: Five Minutes With Ghita Loebenstein, Head of Cinemas at ACMI
06 Dec 2021
Entertainment The programmer, who has a soft spot for a classic Steve Martin flick and an impressive history of bringing new, engaged communities to festivals such as MIFF, is taking on a new role at the museum. Here’s what we can expect under Loebenstein’s watchful eye.
“Out of Office – Ziplining Across the Yarra” Is Not an Auto-Reply I Ever Thought I’d Need
03 Dec 2021
Active A zipline has popped up in the CBD – it’s 130 metres long, 14 metres high and can propel you at up to 40 kilometres per hour. After a thunderstorm-related delay, we went for a zip. Here’s the verdict.