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2011

30 November 2011
Winemakers welcome labelling decisions  

14 November 2011
Winemakers welcome Russia to the WTO  

19 September 2011
Response to Alcohol Policy Coalition's claims about wine 

6 September 2011
Response to AERF on tax

25 July 2011
Response to Deakin University claims on DrinkWise  

19 July 2011
Moderation needed in wine debate (published in The Advertiser)  

8 July 2011
Social cost of alcohol consumption overblown (NABIC release)

9 June 2011 2011 Vintage Report: Quality wine expected desptie a tough year Media release (PDF) / Full Vintage Report (PDF)  

3 May 2011
Response to Cancer Council Australia alcohol campaign  

11 April 2011
Wine industry saddened by passing of David Clarke  

8 March 2011
Proposed ban on school fundraising is ill-considered and counterproductive  

28 January 2011
Common sense needed on labelling recommendations  

2010

22 December 2010
Next Future Leaders Program in 2012  

13 December 2010
Workshops to provide unique insights into Australian market  

9 December 2010
WFA launches new benchmarking survey  

8 October 2010
Response to release of the Guide to the Murray Darling Basin Plan  

6 October 2010
Winemakers support focus on drug and alcohol services  

6 September 2010
New WFA President  

31 August 2010
Australia-EU wine agreement to benefit Australian industry  

7 June 2010
The practical side of a wine industry in transition  

17 May 2010
2010 WFA Vintage Survey  

2 May 2010
Government supports wine industry: response to Henry Review  

23 March 2010
100 days and 100 members for EntWine Australia  

29 January 2010
Winemakers caution against tax changes in Budget Submission  

2009

23 December 2009
2010 Future Leaders announced  

18 December 2009
$226,000 grant highlights the link between wine and tourism

7 December 2009
Winemakers can now flag their green credentials  

22 October 2009
Future Leaders applications now open  

2 October 2009
Support needed for wine industry code of conduct

27 August 2009
Winemakers deny link to drinking problems  

22 June 2009
WFA welcomes appointment of new AWBC chief executive

12 May 2009
Winemakers applaud Government's restraint on tax

6 May 2009
Tax changes would devastate wine industry

27 April 2009
New carbon footprint calculator for wine industry

20 April 2009
Senior appointments at WFA

26 February 2009
Non spirit based alcopops ruled out by government

3 February 2009 
New President to Lead Peak Wine Body

16 January 2009 
New Names for New Fortified Wine Era

2008

12 December 2008
Future Leaders Announced

8 December 2008
New WFA Board Announced

5 December 2008
Wine and Timber promote sustainable approach to Penola Heavy Haulage Bypass

2 December 2008
WFA welcomes historic Australia and European Community Wine Agreement

1 December 2008
Wine Industry Supports Shut Down of ‘Alcopops’ Rort

21 November 2008
WFA receives funding for Australian Wine Environmental Stewardship

11 November 2008
Countdown to Outlook 2008

6 November 2008
New Appointments at Winemakers' Federation of Australia

16 October 2008
Outlook 2008 Close of Early Bird Registrations

25 September 2008
Release of 2008 AWIS National Report

24 September 2008
Important Legislation Introduced into Parliament

24 September 2008
Outlook 2008 Registrations open

22 September 2008
Future Leaders registrations open

17 June 2008
Non spirit based alcopops ruled out by local industry

13 June 2008
2008 vintage above expectations

12 June 2008
GWRDC seeks applications for non-executive directors

27 May 2008
2008 Wine Industry Outlook Conference announced "Striking a Sustainable Balance"

24 April 2008
Wine Packaging Guidelines

11 March 2008
WFA welcomes Government plan to tackle binge drinking

03 March 2008
WFA signs up to Greenhouse Challenge Plus

21 January 2008
WFA criticises NHMRC draft revised Alcohol Guidelines