COVID forces Wagga restaurant owner Robert Baliva to turn down Food and Wine Festival

Taylor Dodge
By Taylor Dodge
Updated February 15 2022 - 8:12am, first published 6:00am
TOUGH DECISION: Thaigga and Tammy's Kitchen owner Robert Baliva forced to cancel Food and Wine Festival appearence due to staff in isolation. Picture: Madeline Begley

A Wagga businessman says the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic are far from over, with hospitality staff shortages caused by isolation requirements still a burden on businesses.


Taylor Dodge

Taylor Dodge


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