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Please find the latest COVID-19 information on the following government websites. A summary of news releases relevant to the Almond industry is posted below. 

Australian Government’s COVID-19: Support for Australian businesses

Find out what the Australian Government is doing and how you can get involved or if you have ideas or concerns contact Mark Tucker (Senior Agricultural Engagement Officer) at coronavirus.industry@agriculture.gov.au

Refer to the Austrade website to provide on markets and logistics, and links through to other government initiatives.

State Governments’ COVID-19: Support for businesses

Links to States’ support, resources and advice for businesses:

·        New South Wales

·        Victoria

·        Queensland

·        South Australia

·        Western Australia

Almond Board Of Australia COVID-19 Update- July 23, 2020

The Almond Board of Australia would like to communicate the following information from various sources.

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Almond Board Of Australia COVID-19 Update- July 21, 2020

The Almond Board of Australia would like to communicate the following information from various sources.

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Almond Board Of Australia COVID-19 Update- July 17, 2020

The Almond Board of Australia would like to communicate the following information from various sources.

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Almond Board Of Australia COVID-19 Update- May 4, 2020

The Almond Board of Australia would like to communicate the following information from various sources.

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Job Keeper Disputes Benchbook- April 29, 2020

The Almond Board of Australia would like to communicate the following benchbook provided by the FairWork commission.

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Almond Board Of Australia COVID-19 Update- April 22, 2020

The Almond Board of Australia would like to communicate the following excerpts from industry updates compiled from a number of sources.

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Almond Board Of Australia COVID-19 Update- April 20, 2020

The Almond Board of Australia would like to communicate the following information from the Australian Government.

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Almond Board Of Australia COVID-19 Update- April 7, 2020

The Almond Board of Australia would like to communicate the following excerpts from industry updates compiled from a number of sources.

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How to respond to a positive COVID-19 case - April 3, 2020

This advice outlines actions for businesses to take in response to a positive COVID-19 test result by an employee, contractor or volunteer (positive case) that has been in their business.

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PIRSA Industry Update - March 31, 2020

The Almond Board of Australia would like to communicate the following “Industry Update” provided by Primary Industries and Regions South Australia.

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National Farmers Federation COVID-19 UPDATE - March 26, 2020

The following information was provided by the National Farmers Federation (NFF) Horticulture Council on the 26th March 2020. The ABA is a member of NFF Horticulture Council and so ABA members have access to this information.

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Australian almonds are part of our essential food supply - March 31, 2020

The Commonwealth Minister for Agriculture, David Littleproud, has reassured Australians that Australian agriculture will not be affected by the coronavirus shutdowns. “As far as the Commonwealth is concerned, food production and supply is an essential service”.

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