Media releases

The voice for industry

SAWIA has a strong track record as an industry leader and innovator in many areas. SAWIA proactively represents members and the wider wine industry with government and related agencies across a broad spectrum of matters that are important to the wine sector.

Recent media releases relating to SAWIA are listed below. Contact us if you have any questions.

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7 December 2020: SAWIA Wine Industry Snapshot

25 November 2020: SAWIA Free Winery Safety Resources Launched

24 November 2020: SAWIA Emerging Wine Markets Program

15 October 2020: Work begins on national Wine Industry Code of Practice

14 October 2020: Celebrate 180 years of history

9 October 2020: 2020 Work Health and Safety Seminar - Registrations open


25 September 2020: New SAWIA Board 2020

11 August 2020: Annual survey shows high member satisfaction

10 August 2020: Code of Practice will drive heavy vehicle safety in the
Australian wine industry

10 August 2020: International Marketing Campaign delivers visitation boost

25 June 2020: Award increase delay a relief for wine sector

10 June 2020: COVID-19 impacting wage increases in the wine industry

23 March 2020: 2020 Wine Industry Salary & Benefits Survey coming soon

18 February 2020: New safety resources for migrant vineyard workers

4 February 2020: NWETC Win at the Cellar Door Festival

13 December 2019: Wine businesses: review your liquor licence.


18 November 2019: Are you ready for vintage? Briefings across SA's wine regions.

24 October 2019: Industry roundtable tackles safe grape transport.

21 October 2019: SA Wine Bentley's snapshot.

18 October 2019: Registrations open: 2019 Work Health & Safety Seminar.

14 October 2019: Avoiding heat stress this vintage.

20 September 2019: New SAWIA Board: Female representation growing.

20 September 2019: Environmental winery winners announced for 2019.

12 August 2019: Annual Survey shows rising member satisfaction.


29 July 2019: Survey shows wine industry wage increase above national average.


22 July 2019: Regional briefings - Navigating new labour hire rules.