MRWA Member Training & Development

Landmark Southern Ag Services & Organic Spray Options Information Session – 22 August

Landmark Southern Ag Services and Eco Trellis would like to extend an invite for you to visit a recent trellising job in Margaret River and to discuss their range of clips, posts and strainers. In addition Scott Paton from Nufarm will be discussing organic spray options, new organic products and organic viticultural programs and principles.
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Exporter Update – Adelaide (23 Aug) & Melbourne (27 Aug)

The Exporter Update 2018 will be held in Adelaide this August and for the very first time a half day Exporter Update will also be held in Melbourne. The Adelaide session will be a full day program with a special focus on China. The abridged Exporter Update in Melbourne includes a general update from Wine Australia staff and our Regional General Managers in market. Read more….


Finlaysons Wine Roadshow – 24 August

Catching the Export Wave

Watershed Wines
2.30pm – 6.00pm seminar
6.00pm – 7.00pm drinks

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FACET Conference ‘Fresh Thinking – Culinary Tourism’ – 30 & 31 August

The conference program has been developed to include the following themes: The Bigger Picture – Growing Culinary Tourism Opportunities for WA; Culinary Tourism Experience Development – Opportunities around Produce & Culture; Culinary Tourism Festival & Event Development; and Culinary Tourism Destination Marketing
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Managing Project Scope, Stakeholders and Communications – 26, 27 & 28 September

Participants will receive a Certificate of Participation at the successful completion of the 3-day intensive professional development program.

Participants who complete some additional work and assessments will be eligible for one unit of credit into ECU’s Graduate Certificate of Project Management – endorsed by Australian Institute of Project Management.
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ASVO Seminar – Fermentation: Converting research to reality 27 September

This one-day seminar focuses on fermentation technology, management, and microbial diversity.
Attendees will have the opportunity to gain insights from international and local experts who will explore topics including microbial ecology in wild ferments, the use of non-Saccharomyces yeast, microbial contribution to regional wines, using oxygen to enhance fermentation performance, controlling colour and tannin extraction, and managing problematic fermentations. Read more….




South Regional TAFE Courses – to December

South Regional TAFE  Margaret River Short Courses Flyer– Updated 16 Aug

South Regional TAFE Semester 2 2018 Brochure – for courses offered at Margaret River Campus
South Regional TAFE provides high-quality vocational training, apprenticeships, traineeships and short courses that can lead to an exciting career. You can study full-time, part-time or online. Their training delivery is flexible to suit your needs.


Wine Industry Impact Conference – Adelaide 18 Oct

Focusing on the opportunities for Australian wine producers to build capability and competitiveness in the direct to consumer space.
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17th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference – Adelaide 21-24 July 2019

The 17th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference (AWITC) will be descending on Adelaide, 21 – 24 July 2019. The AWITC is the premier technical event for the Australian wine industry and includes plenary and Outlook sessions, the McWilliam’s Maurice O’Shea Award Dinner, workshops, student forums and the WineTech trade exhibition. Designed by industry for industry.  Read more…







Wine Communicators AustraliaWebinar – Wine Export Grants

Are you eligible for a Wine Export Grant?
Do you need help with your application?
The Wine Australia webinar held on 18 May is available to  view here




Tourism Association

Tourism Australia – Tourism Export Toolkit

This toolkit has been produced by the Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) in partnership with Tourism Australia, and as a result of collaborative participation from all State and Territory Tourism Offices.  It contains valuable advice on how to:

  • Understand the travel distribution system and its rate structure;
  • Research international markets to establish who will use your products;
  • Recognise the different travel styles of inbound travellers;
  • Develop a marketing plan to target international visitors through a range of mediums and distribution channels; and
  • Seek advice from your local, regional and state tourism office.

Download here Tourism Export Toolkit