Pubs and clubs will no longer have to pay rent on electronic gaming machines leased from Federal Group as the company steps up its response to government restrictions.
Managing director Greg Farrell said the company had been working with banks to ensure no venues would be required to pay charges.
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The group also donated food from their closed down restaurants to Foodbank to help support the community.
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Earlier this week Mr Farrell announced 1500 workers would be stood down following government restrictions on pubs, clubs and licences venues.
He has since postponed that decision until Friday and now said the company will support staff impacted by the shutdown.
"We are moving quickly to identify any team members who are unable to access government allowances because of their citizenship status; or who are at risk of homelessness; or who cannot access food or emergency medicines," Mr Farrell said.
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