The Wine Grape Council of SA (WGCSA) is the peak body for South Australian grapegrowers
funded through a voluntary levy paid on all winegrapes sold from SA vineyards.
AV and WFA amalgamate to form Australian Grape and Wine Incorporated.
On 13th November 2018 Australian Vignerons (AV) and Winemakers' Federation of Australia (WFA) convened their annual general meetings. At both meetings, members unanimously voted to amalgamate and form Australian Grape and Wine Incorporated (AGWI) - a united national body that will see wine grape growers and winemakers collaborate together at the national level.
SAWIA Notice - Implications of employing casual workers
This SAWIA Notice outlines what you need to do about any existing casual employees you hire in the vineyard & what you need to do in future when hiring casual employees.
In a controversial decision the Full Federal Court has held that a casual employee employed by a labour hire company in the mining industry in fact is not a casual employee, but a permanent employee and therefore entitled to paid annual leave.
2018 Annual General Meeting
The 2018 Wine Grape Council of South Australia Annual General Meeting was held on October 18. It was great to have many members in attendance to hear Chair Heather Webster’s report on the past 12 months.