Hospitality businesses compete for staff with large gaps left by foreign workers

Miriam Webber
By Miriam Webber
Updated March 21 2022 - 1:12am, first published March 20 2022 - 6:30pm
Asian Noodle House's Wittaya Manee-In says with fewer workers, competition for employers is now fierce. Picture: Keegan Carroll

Vacancies for roles once occupied by foreign workers are commonplace across Canberra's hospitality sector, an industry body says, but the "best thing" will be for larger Australian cities to make moves to solve the crisis and ease pressure on the territory.

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Miriam Webber

Miriam Webber

City reporter

I'm the Canberra Times' city reporter, digging into how the capital is developing and the issues affecting residents, businesses and community organisations. Drop me a line at miriam.webber@canberratimes.com.au