As of 13 March, 2020
Exhibitions and Trade Fairs (ETF) is closely monitoring the ongoing advice and guidance regarding COVID-19 Coronavirus issued by the Australian Government, the World Health Organisation (WHO) and local health authorities.
The health and safety of our staff, exhibitors, suppliers, clients and patrons is paramount.
We look forward to continuing to present our event schedule, including AUSPACK 2021, and delivering successful events for our partners and clients.
ETF remains vigilant and understands COVID-19 as a fluid situation that will continue to be watched closely.
The advice of the authorities and health professionals will be followed in the planning and execution of all events, with all required measures to be implemented. These measures will include public health messaging shared pre-event and during the event, and strengthened hygiene, sanitization and disinfectant availability.
ETF encourages the community to follow the recommendations of the Australian Government, the World Health Organisation and local health authorities and as standard to reduce exposure to and the transmission of COVID-19.
Should you feel unwell, seek immediate medical assistance and reconsider your attendance at any event. In the following scenarios, we ask that you please refrain from attending an event:
- left, or transited through mainland China in the last 14 days (please isolate yourself for 14 days from leaving mainland China)
- left, or transited through Iran on or after 1 March (please isolate yourself until 14 days after leaving Iran)
- been in close contact with a confirmed case of coronavirus in the last 14 days (please isolate yourself for 14 days after the date of last contact with the confirmed case).
For further information on isolation please consult:
For information on protecting yourself and hand and respiratory hygiene please consult:
For further advice, please call the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080. It operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you require translating or interpreting services, call 131 450.