New vineyard pay rates
New pay rates apply to vineyard workers under the Wine Industry Award from 1 July 2016.
Budget dampener on WET
The Budget announced reduction in the amount of WET claimable is estimated to remove around $300 million from wine producers over the next four years
Substantial increase expected in water demand and price
Reports from the 2016 vintage in SA are that the cost of temporary Murray River water was up by around $100/ML compared with 2015.