Federal Group

Federal Group is a diverse company which operates in the tourism, hospitality, gaming, entertainment and transport industries.


The company includes a proud team of more than 2500 people, connected by a shared purpose to create exceptional experiences for their valued customers; driven by the goal of becoming Australia’s most respected service provider.



Federal Group’s history stretches back more than 130 years to 1885, and is proudly Australia’s oldest continually operating hotel group. Since 1990 the company has been owned and operated by the Farrell family, which includes Managing Director and CEO Greg Farrell and siblings John, Julia, Deborah and Jane. Together, they make up Federal Group’s Board of Directors, who are assisted and supported by an outstanding group of executives and team members.

Federal Group is committed to supporting Odyssey Gaming to deliver excellent results for their clients. Odyssey Gaming has a bright future and Federal Group commends the team on its achievements to date.

In addition to Odyssey Gaming, Federal Group has five different businesses which operate out of more than 55 different locations around Australia. This includes Tasmania’s two casinos, Wrest Point and Country Club Tasmania, as well as Network Gaming, which owns and monitors all of the EGMs in Tasmanian pubs and clubs.

Federal Group also owns and operates Vantage Group, which has 12 community pubs and 19 bottle shops. The company’s Tourism division is responsible for their multi-award winning, high end accommodation properties, MACq01 Hotel and The Henry Jones Art Hotel on Hobart’s waterfront, and Saffire-Freycinet on Tasmania’s picturesque east coast.

These businesses are supported by a Corporate team, which includes Technology Services Group and Group Production.


Federal Group is committed to supporting the communities in which it operates and has developed a number of longstanding partnerships with organisations such as Variety the Children’s Foundation, Crime Stoppers, the Heart Foundation and others.

For more information please visit the Federal Group website.


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