Media and Events Centre » Coronavirus (COVID-19)
As Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to impact the global population, economy and the wine sector, the following page provides Australian Grape & Wine's latest updates for the sector and a range of useful links and resources.
Please know this situation is evolving rapidly and we are constantly monitoring the advice being provided by the Department of Health, the World Health Organisation and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. We will continue to adapt these resources as advice changes.
31 March 2020 - COVID-19 Update 31 March 2020
30 March 2020 - COVID-19 Update 30 March 2020
27 March 2020 - COVID-19 Update 27 March 2020
26 March 2020 - COVID-19 Update 26 March 2020
25 March 2020 - COVID-19 Update 25 March 2020
24 March 2020 - COVID-19 Update 24 March 2020
23 March 2020 - COVID-19 Update 23 March 2020
13 March 2020 - Media Release - Rabobank - Trade Wars and COVID-19
13 March 2020 – Australian Government announces stimulus package
12 March 2020 - COVID-19 Update 12 March 2020
18 February 2020 - COVID-19 Coronavirus - The Big Picture
Guidelines for Grape & Wine Businesses
Links and Resources
The Australian Government Department of Health has guidelines to protect yourself and others
The Australian Red Cross provides advice on managing distress, including looking after yourself and your family.
The Australian Government Department of Health also provides a daily update on its website below of the latest developments of COVID-19. https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert
The World Health Organization has up to date information about the current global status of COVID -19 as well as guidance and advice. https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019
The Australian Government Department of Treasury outlines the Government's Economic Response to the Coronavirus including fact sheets on Cash flow assistance for businesses and Delivering support for business investment.
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is implementing a series of administrative measures to assist Australians experiencing financial difficulty as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, plus guidance with dealing with disasters, including COVID-19
The Department of Home Affairs has a fact sheet for Information for all affected visa holders and applicants which could impact on vineyards using foreign workers for picking and pruning, as well as general information on COVID-19 and the Australian border.
The Australian Government – Assistance for severely affected regions and sectors fact sheet is available for regional communities to ensure you are aware of all available assistance during this time.
What are companies’ legal obligations around coronavirus?, Susser P & Tyson T, Harvard Business Review, 4 March 2020.
Interim guidance for businesses and employers, Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, 26 February 2020.
Prepare your supply chain for coronavirus, Rice J B Jr, Harvard Business Review, 27 February 2020.
Coronavirus is proving that we need more resilient supply chains, Linton T & Vakil B, Harvard Business Review, 5 March 2020.