10: Hospitality in our Community - Grant Hirst, Georgie Stayches...

Hospitality in our Community is a podcast exploring the news, issues, and personalities affecting the hospitality industry in Tasmania. 

From the challenges posed by the sharing-economy to the trends in food culture, this is the directors commentary to the activities and interests of Tasmanian Hospitality Association.

In this episode, we cover:

Nick Roney sits down to talk about what’s been happening in the industry, recapping the last few weeks at the THA.

Roney is in Devonport for the THA Forum, having a chat to a few mates.

  • Grant Hirst (Providore Place)

  • John Dabner (Tall Timbers)

  • Georgie Stayches (Fetching Events & Communications)

  • Stephen Long and David Foster

Then, a tease for Episode 11!

The THA's podcast 'Hospitality in our Community' is proudly sponsored by Tabcorp.

09: Hospitality in our Community - Oliver Strickland, Kylie Baxter...

Hospitality in our Community is a podcast exploring the news, issues, and personalities affecting the hospitality industry in Tasmania. 

From the challenges posed by the sharing-economy to the trends in food culture, this is the directors commentary to the activities and interests of Tasmanian Hospitality Association.

In this episode, we cover:

Nick Roney sits down with Chris and Merv to talk about what’s been happening in the industry, recapping the last few weeks at the THA.

Roney is in Orford for the THA Forum, having a chat to a few mates.

  • Oliver Strickland (Eastcoaster)

  • Kylie Baxter (Tassal)

  • Darren Alexander (Beetle Black Media)

  • Stephen Long (THA)

  • Andrew Moore, Nerissa Alomes, Phil Giffard (THA, Triabunna football club)

Then, a tease for Episode 10!

The THA's podcast 'Hospitality in our Community' is proudly sponsored by Tabcorp.

08: Hospitality in our Community - Justin Muskett, John Green...

Hospitality in our Community is a podcast exploring the news, issues, and personalities affecting the hospitality industry in Tasmania. 

From the challenges posed by the sharing-economy to the trends in food culture, this is the directors commentary to the activities and interests of Tasmanian Hospitality Association.

In this episode, we cover:

Steve Old and Nick Roney sit down to talk about what’s been happening in the industry, recapping the last few weeks at the THA.

Oldie and Roney are at Barnbougle for the THA President’s Cup, having a chat to a few mates.

  • James Faulkner (Cricketer)

  • Nick Daking (Councillor, Hospitality Trader)

  • Don McQueston (Ex-president of THA)

  • Paul Jubb (THA President, Hospitality Trader)

  • Josh Baker (State Manager of Treasury Wine Estates)

  • Adam (Barnbougle)

  • Justin Hickey (CEO of Southern Huskies) + Mike Sutton (COO of Southern Huskies)

Then, a tease for Episode 9!

The THA's podcast 'Hospitality in our Community' is proudly sponsored by Tabcorp.

07: Hospitality in our Community - Justin Muskett, John Green...

Hospitality in our Community is a podcast exploring the news, issues, and personalities affecting the hospitality industry in Tasmania. 

From the challenges posed by the sharing-economy to the trends in food culture, this is the directors commentary to the activities and interests of Tasmanian Hospitality Association.

In this episode, we cover:

Steve Old and Nick Roney sit down to talk about what’s been happening in the industry, recapping the last few weeks at the THA.

Oldie and Roney are going around the Hotel Grand Chancellor in Hobart this episode, having a chat to a few corporate partners and a long line of guests.

  • Justin Muskett (Johns Lyng Group - State Manager)

  • John Green (AHA NSW)

  • Ken Stronach (Tahune Adventures)

  • Andrew Moore (THA Clubs Manager)

  • Brendan Cashman (Senior Business Partner Manager for Tabcorp)

  • Jocelyn Berechree (Group manager at Hibberd & Prescott)

Then, a tease for Episode 8!

The THA's podcast 'Hospitality in our Community' is proudly sponsored by Tabcorp.

06: Hospitality in our Community - David Midson, Robert Dutton...

Hospitality in our Community is a podcast exploring the news, issues, and personalities affecting the hospitality industry in Tasmania. 

From the challenges posed by the sharing-economy to the trends in food culture, this is the directors commentary to the activities and interests of Tasmanian Hospitality Association.

In this episode, we cover:

Steve Old and Nick Roney sit down to talk about what’s been happening in the industry, recapping the last few weeks at the THA.

Oldie and Roney are focused in the lovely Strahan this week, having a chat to a few locals, and a long line of guests.

  • David Midson (GM of the West Coast Council)

  • Joan Rylah MP (Liberal Member for Braddon)

  • Russell Andrews (Heemskirk Hotel)

  • Todd Roberts (General Manager of Strahan Village)

  • Chris Symons (Deputy CEO of the THA)

  • Robert Dutton (Director of Tas Hotel and Catering Supplies)

  • Ralph Norton (Hospitality Venue Owner)

  • Brendan Cashman (Senior Business Partner Manager for Tabcorp)

David Foster goes around the community with his segment, ‘Politics in the Pub’. He asks locals about their opinions on the Mt. Wellington Cable Car.

Then, a tease for Episode 7!

The THA's podcast 'Hospitality in our Community' is proudly sponsored by Tabcorp.

05: Hospitality in our Community - Peter Gutwein, Stephen Morahan...

Hospitality in our Community is a podcast exploring the news, issues, and personalities affecting the hospitality industry in Tasmania. 

From the challenges posed by the sharing-economy to the trends in food culture, this is the directors commentary to the activities and interests of Tasmanian Hospitality Association.

In this episode, we cover:

Steve Old and Nick Roney sit down to talk about what’s been happening in the industry, recapping the last few weeks at the THA.

Oldie and Roney are focused in Hobart this week, having a chat to a few locals, and a long line of guests.

  • Peter Gutwein (Treasurer, Minister for State Growth, Minister for Local Government)

  • Tony Kent, Aaron Brazendale (North Hobart Traders)

  • Angelo Fraraccio (THA Board Restaurant Division President)

  • Stephen Morahan (General Manager of The Tasman, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Hobart)

  • Leanne Blackwell (THA Office Manager)

  • Jason Atkins (The Marquis of Hastings)

  • Stephen Pears (Sales and Strategy Manager at BlueLine Laundry Inc)

David Foster goes around the community with his segment, ‘Politics in the Pub’. He asks locals about their opinions on the Mt. Wellington Cable Car.

Then, a tease for Episode 6!

The THA's podcast 'Hospitality in our Community' is proudly sponsored by Tabcorp.

04: Hospitality in our Community - Paul Palmer, Ellie Smith...

Hospitality in our Community is a podcast exploring the news, issues, and personalities affecting the hospitality industry in Tasmania. 

From the challenges posed by the sharing-economy to the trends in food culture, this is the directors commentary to the activities and interests of Tasmanian Hospitality Association.

In this episode, we cover:

Steve Old and Nick Roney sit down to talk about what’s been happening in the industry, recapping the last few weeks at the THA.

After having a chat to Merv Saltmarsh and Steven Long from the the THA, Oldie (and Roney) both travel down to the Huon area, speaking to a long list of people.

  • Paul Palmer (President of NT Hospitality Association)

  • Ellie Smith (Willie Smith’s)

  • Lisa Freestone (Willie Smith’s)

  • Kate Marsden (Willie Smith’s)

  • Georgie Roland (Manager of the Grand Hotel)

  • Joanna Jablonka (Manager of Kermandie Waterfront Hotel)

  • Brendan Cashman (VIC/TAS State manager, TABCORP)

Then, a tease for Episode 5!

The THA's podcast 'Hospitality in our Community' is proudly sponsored by Tabcorp.

03: Hospitality in our Community - Jane Howlett MLC, John Mann...

Hospitality in our Community is a podcast exploring the news, issues, and personalities affecting the hospitality industry in Tasmania. 

From the challenges posed by the sharing-economy to the trends in food culture, this is the directors commentary to the activities and interests of Tasmanian Hospitality Association.

In this episode, we cover:

Steve Old and Nick Roney sit down to talk about what’s been happening in the industry, recapping the last few weeks at the THA. A lot has happened in the holiday period, and the pair will tell you all about it.

An interview of Jane Howlett, MLC of Prosser done by Steve Old. The pair talk about the electorate of Prosser, family life and much more in this can’t miss interview. 

Oldie also chats with John Mann of Beachfront Bicheno, the runner of the local country pub.

Roney talks with Glen Travis of Craigie Knowe Vineyard, John of Iron House Vineyard, Tim Bond of Bark Mill Tavern and Sara Hess of Lobster Shack.

World Champion David Foster travels up the east coast, talking to Lester (Pondering Frog), Nick (Beachfront Bicheno) and his old pal Lorrinda (Bark Mill Tavern)

The THA's podcast 'Hospitality in our Community' is proudly sponsored by Tabcorp.

02: Hospitality in our Community - Will Hodgman, Tom Darke...

Hospitality in our Community is a podcast exploring the news, issues, and personalities affecting the hospitality industry in Tasmania. 

From the challenges posed by the sharing-economy to the trends in food culture, this is the directors commentary to the activities and interests of Tasmanian Hospitality Association.

In this episode, we cover:

Steve Old and Nick Roney sit down to talk about what’s been happening in the industry, recapping the last few weeks at the THA. This is mostly set as a reminder to make sure your workplace Holiday routines are set.

Exclusive interview with the Premier Will Hodgman, discussing opinions on the current political and sporting climates of Tasmania.

A talk with Stephen Free, the Hospitality Operations Manager of Frogmore Creek.

Ian Roberts joins in over the phone to talk about the history and future of Riversdale Estate.

‘On the Road with Roney’ sits down with Tom Darke, chatting about the history of the Richmond Arms Hotel and how it is vital to the community.

Oldie has a talk with Brendan Cashman, the Senior Business Partner Manager for Tabcorp.

David Foster interviews some crucial members from the Richmond Community, including Deena (a chef of the Richmond Arms), Trevor Cuttriss (wildlife park owner of ZooDoo) and John Conway (president of the Richmond Football Club of Tasmania)

The THA's podcast 'Hospitality in our Community' is proudly sponsored by Tabcorp.

01: This is Hospitality in our Community

Hospitality in our Community is a podcast exploring the news, issues, and personalities affecting the hospitality industry in Tasmania. 

From the challenges posed by the sharing-economy to the trends in food culture, this is the directors commentary to the activities and interests of Tasmanian Hospitality Association.

In this episode, we cover:

Steve Old brings in our first episode, and recaps some stats. and introduces Nick Roney.

Recap on the last few weeks at the THA, including:
- Our annual Accomodation Dinner (watch the highlights here);
- Race Night shoutout & thanks;
- ‘OneMusic Australia’ new initiative by APRA/AMCOS;
- Hospitality New Zealand partnership;
- Golf Day coming up supporting kids and families in need, remember to sign up!
- Great Customer Experience program reminder, find out more.

Exclusive interview with the Hon Martin Ferguson AM discussing accomodation in Tasmania and some of the areas where we are expecting challenge and opportunity in the next 12 months.

‘On the Road with Roney’ sits down with Kalis Hospitality’s Alexia Kalis to chat about how she got into the industry and a deep dive into the venues and snapshot issues faced by the group.

Steve Old interviews David Foster to chat about his new clean shirt and some of the ways he’s advocating for our industry.

The THA's podcast 'Hospitality in our Community' is proudly sponsored by Tabcorp.