MRWA Member Training & Development

South Regional TAFE Courses – to December

SRT Margaret River Short Courses Flyer– Updated 20 September

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.


Tourism Council WA October Workshops


Pest & Disease Management Workshop – 17 October

Pest and disease management, sustainable viticulture and chemical resistance are high priorities for the WA wine industry.
International, national and local experts will present the latest research and sustainable practices for managing vineyard pests and diseases.
Key presenters Professor Wayne Wilcox and Dr Bob Emmett.
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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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Driving Success in Wine Exports & Tourism – 22 October & 29 October

Two new skills development programs packed with practical information and useful tools are being launched to help drive success in wine exporting and wine tourism, with the support of the Australian Government’s $50 million Export and Regional Wine Support Package.

Growing Wine Exports – One-day Export Ready Session ($55) 9.30am – 5.00pm, Monday 22 October 2018

Growing Wine Tourism – Webinar 2-4pm, Monday 29 October 2018 Register here


Growing Wine Exports – 22 October 

The Growing Wine Exports program is for new and experienced exporters looking to develop or fine tune their export strategies – and take advantage of Australia’s strong wine export growth.
The first instalment of the program is the one-day Export Ready Session, which costs $50 (excl. GST) per person and will be delivered in 15 wine regions across Australia.
Aravina Estate | 22 October 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Register here

Australian Women in Wine Symposium & Awards Day – 16 Nov 

The inaugural Australian Women in Wine Symposium & Awards Day, at Quay Restaurant in Sydney from 9am- 4pm on Friday 16th November.  The morning sessions will comprise of a series of keynote speakers and interactive workshops. Then, over a three-course lunch prepared by Quay’s chefs matched with wines and overlooking views of Sydney Harbour, the 2018 Australian Women in Wine Awards will be presented. The awards ceremony will also be live-streamed to the world at 2pm (AEST) on the ‘Australian Women in Wine’ Facebook page. As in previous years, all wine industry peers and colleagues are encouraged to host their own viewing parties around the country to cheer on the 2018 finalists and winners, and to celebrate all the achievements of Australian women in wine over the past year!

Wineskills: WET Back to Basics –  12 December

The WET – Back to Basics seminars will focus on a refresher of the Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) system for winemaking businesses, and wine-associated businesses, that are eligible to claim the WET Rebate.  The session aims to provide winemaking businesses and other associated businesses in the wine sector, an opportunity to ensure they are across the WET System as it stands, and ensure their business practices are compliant with the WET rules.  This session offers a technical overview of the WET system as it stands to date, with dedicated time for one-on-one Q&A’s for all participants with the ATO representatives.
Leeuwin Estate, 12 December  10:00 am – 1:00 pm Register here


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