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Keg & Postmix credits and returns

Keg & Postmix credits and returns



We appreciate this is a very challenging time for many of our customers. We want you to know that at Coca-Cola Amatil, our teams are working around the clock to ensure we can continue to support our customers, whilst keeping our people safe and continuing to produce our beverages. You can find out more about our commitments and our COVID-19 response on our website, www.ccamatil.com

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Free support line for Amatil customers

Free support line for Amatil customers



Coca-Cola Amatil has established a free 24-hour customer support and counselling service to support customers who are struggling with the unprecedented impact of COVID-19. The Coca-Cola Amatil Customer Support Line is run by Assure, a trusted Amatil partner. The 24/7 support service offers confidential counselling and financial coaching and is available to all Amatil customers completely free of charge, in the strictest confidence.

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Workers Compensation and the impact of COVID-19

Workers Compensation and the impact of COVID-19



Many of you have already been in contact with us to enquire as to whether or not an employee who contracts Coronavirus in the workplace could constitute a compensable claim? The short answer is yes however whether or not the injury will be compensable will depend to a large extent on expert medical advice and proof that the virus was contracted during the course of employment, and that the employment was the main contributing factor to contracting the disease.

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Common sense security rules to consider

Common sense security rules to consider



Gold Crest Security CEO Mark Walker provides Clubs with some common sense security rules to consider while they are closed. I will spare us all the pain of hearing why our Sydney Club’s current closed door risk situation far exceeds any we have ever experienced, leaving normal non-business-hours security measures of say 4 visits per day by an overburdened regular patrol guard quite possibly redundant, by let’s say adequate… for now. When the full lockdown is announced here is some common sense security rules to consider…

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Managing your business through forced closure

Managing your business through forced closure



It’s been a sad few days for the tourism, leisure and hospitality industry, with the Prime Minister announcing on Sunday 22 March the forced closure of registered clubs and other hospitality venues in a bid to contain the spread of novel coronavirus. This presents an unprecedented challenge for the industry and places significant strain on many businesses, already feeling the pinch of increasing regulation and tough economic conditions.

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COVID19 - Summary of relief measures

COVID19 - Summary of relief measures



In providing this information, we note that new measures are being announced at regular intervals. While we will continue to communicate these to you, we also encourage you to monitor our website which will track all developments. Details can be found at: www.bdo.com.au/en-au/covid19.

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Advice to member clubs on responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) from Thomson Geer Lawyers

Advice to member clubs on responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) from Thomson Geer Lawyers



From a legal perspective, there are a number of issues that clubs could face. This is an evolving situation so the overarching advice for Club CEOs and Managers is to stay vigilant and update themselves on a day-to-day basis as the situation unfolds. As leaders of the club, we encourage CEOs and Managers to remain calm and measured, but to exercise abundant caution in managing the risks involved. We recommend that preferred sources of information include the federal and NSW health department websites.

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Advice to member clubs on responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) from Russell Corporate Advisory

Advice to member clubs on responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) from Russell Corporate Advisory



The scale of clubs is different and therefore the scale of responses to crisis is different. In the environment that we are entering we need to remember that everyone in our clubs and community will be impacted by the social distancing strategies to mitigate the health system impact of the crisis. Those affected will include: • Club members, who may not be able to participate in club activities or attend social settings, • Suppliers who have contracts with a club, • Employees of a club who will either be forced to take leave or who will not be paid if they are casual or have insufficient leave balances, • Banks who may see payment terms and covenants breached by clubs, • directors who may be concerned that a club is in a potentially insolvent situation when it cannot pay its debts as it normally would.

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Advice to member clubs on responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) from Warren Saunders Insurance Brokers

Advice to member clubs on responding to the coronavirus (COVID-19) from Warren Saunders Insurance Brokers



Coronavirus Advice from WSIB The rapid spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), which originated in Wuhan City in China at the end of 2019, has caused significant disruptions worldwide. On 11 March 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the COVID-19 outbreak a Pandemic. Information about coronavirus changes by the day and we are keeping abreast of advice from the Department of Health, NSW Health, the World Health Organisation and other reliable authorities. Over the past few weeks, we have been closely monitoring and evaluating the situation with the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) to ensure we are taking reasonable steps to protect the health and wellbeing of our staff, contractors, clients and suppliers. We will be continually reviewing the situation and the advice to do our best to stay well informed and up to date of the evolving situation.

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COVID-19 Update from the RSL & Services Clubs Association

COVID-19 Update from the RSL & Services Clubs Association



Dear Colleagues I sent out an e-newsletter last Friday advising of the cancellation or postponement of a large number of Association activities over the next six months due to the evolving health crisis. There is further information that I need to advise you on:

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