Organisers, Producers, Managers and Convenors

BECA Update – COVID-19

COVIDSafe Guidelines and Subcommittee

BECA has delivered a set of strategic principles to Government that instils confidence in Australia’s business events industry so that COVID-19 restrictions can be safely lifted and the industry can rapidly restart.

TOURISM AUSTRALIA ACTIVITY UPDATE

‘Holiday Here This Year’ – TV and Radio ads roll out  Tourism Australia’s domestic campaign, Holiday Here This Year, continues to roll out and gather momentum with new TV advertisements hitting the screens in regional Australia this week. This is in addition to the national radio advertisements that started airing last week, and the extensive out of home advertising seen…

Tourism Australia – Industry Updates regarding coronavirus

Dear Senior Industry Leaders, Global   Global death toll from coronavirus surpasses SARS deaths There are now over 44,000 confirmed cases of the coronavirus across 25 countries. While the death toll now stands at over 1000 people (exceeding the 774 deaths from the SARS epidemic in 2003), almost 5000 people have recovered from the virus. The number of countries reporting confirmed…

Coronavirus Update – Chief Medical Officer

Letter from the Department of Health – Chief Medical Officer Following previous correspondence, I am writing to provide further advice regarding the novel coronavirus infection (COVID-19). The situation in mainland China has not changed significantly over the last two weeks. Cases and mortality rates continue to rise in Hubei province, which remains locked down by Chinese authorities. There continues to…

Department of Health update – Coronavirus

Following the Chief Medical Officer’s advice yesterday, the Department has now developed two fact sheets with more specific advice regarding the novel coronavirus infection (2019-nCoV). Please find one factsheet for hotel management and staff and the other for hotel guests at Hotels and Hotel Staff. Staff: https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-information-for-hotels-and-hotel-staff Hotel Guests https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-information-for-hotel-guests They include more information about preventive action staff and guests…

Updated medical advice regarding the novel coronavirus infection

Hotel and tourism operators, As you will be aware, we have updated medical advice regarding the novel coronavirus infection (2019-nCoV). I am sure that this has caused some concern amongst your industry and I am writing to provide some early advice and guidance. It is most important to note that the experts still believe this virus is, in the great…