Government incentive to boost south-west hospitality and tourism staff shortages

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By Madeleine McNeil
Updated May 11 2022 - 7:05am, first published 6:15am
Great news: Warrnambool Hotel owner Steve Phillpot and Westvic Staffing Solutions CEO Dean Luciani celebrate a new government initiative to encourage trainees back into hospitality or tourism to help address widespread staff shortages. Picture: Chris Doheny

Hospitality and tourism industry trainees will be paid up to $10,000 above award wages in a statewide plan to boost staff amid widespread shortages due to the crippling COVID-19 pandemic.

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