The director of a popular music festival on the Bellarine Peninsula has stepped down after running the event for 10 years. Andrew Orvis joined the Queenscliff Music Festival (QMF) 16 years ago before taking on the role of director in 2014. He has led the festival through 10 sold-out events and has been at the helm during some treacherous times for the music industry, most notably Covid.

Former school principal Steve Hall has been appointed by NZSki as The Remarkables ski area manager, completing a full circle. Mr Hall, who led Queenstown’s only high school from 2012 to 2022, worked at The Remarkables in the rental department in 1986. He will be in charge of that department, and all others, from April 22

Virgin Australia has formally appointed Ray Hass as an “office holder” as the search for a new boss continues. Currently, the Bain Capital managing director in Brisbane, Mr Hass has been on the board of Virgin Australia since early 2021. The airline provided details of his March 4 appointment as an office holder and director to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission late Tuesday.

Kip Williams, the artistic director of Sydney Theatre Company, Australia’s largest subsidised theatre troupe, will step down at the end of 2024, he announced on Friday. Williams is leaving the company after eight years in the top job to free up his time for a potential 2025 Broadway season of his Australian and West End cine-theatre hit The Picture of Dorian Gray.

TFE Hotels has appointed Chris Kemlo as General Manager of The Callie Hotel in Brisbane

A collective of sector miscreants is set to judge an adjudication in the Fair Work Commission today: LaTrobe Community Health Service Limited, KDR Victoria Pty Ltd T/A Yarra Trams, The Trustee for Royal Mail Hotel Income Trust, Australian Federation of Air Pilots (282V) v PHI (International) Australia Pty Ltd T/A Hnz Australia Pty Ltd, Bicheno By the Bay, St Annes Vineyards, Fernwood Womens Health Clubs Pty Ltd, Alloggio Hotels Unit Trust, Hardware Hospitality Operations Pty Ltd, Go Travelling Pty Limited, Busways North West Pty Ltd, Brunetti Classico.

The following companies and entities will defend various claims in the Fair Work Commision today: The Springs Resort Pty Ltd, Blue Sky Airways Pty Ltd, SKS Waterfront Hotel Pty Ltd, Airbus Australia Pacific T/A Airbus Australia Pacific.

With seven years of service under her belt across multiple TFE brands and locations, Jolanta Prusek has been appointed as General Manager at Adina Apartment Hotel Surry Hills.