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. STR: Australia’s latest lockdowns curtail hotel bookings Amid recent COVID-19 outbreaks and lockdowns, key markets in Australia are showing noticeably lower levels of occupancy on the books for the coming weeks, according to data from STR’s Forward STAR. 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. Aiden Darling Harbour Appoints Australasia’s First Aiden Hotel GM Australia’s newest luxury boutique hotel, Aiden Darling Harbour has appointed young gun hospitality leader, Michael Sharp as its opening General Manager and the first to lead an Aiden-branded hotel in Australasia. Showing 0 Comment Comments are closed.