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With lockdowns threatening the viability of Game Enough’s shop and catering arm, the Indigenous Australian business responded quickly. They built an online store and developed new product lines to suit the evolving conditions.
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COVID-19 delivered a crushing blow to the hospitality sector, with restaurants closed and events cancelled. Brisbane-based native food supplier, Game Enough, was gearing up for a busy event season when the pandemic struck.
“From March to July, there’s Harmony Day, Reconciliation Week, Queensland Small Business Month and NAIDOC Week. This year, we had nothing to cater for. The catering sector stopped overnight,” explains Carol Vale, co-owner of Game Enough.
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