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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Information for AuSAE Members. UPDATED 9/3/2020

06 Mar 2020 3:15 PM | Toni Brearley (Administrator)

AuSAE is concerned about the growing impact of COVID-19 and it's impact in Australia and New Zealand. Of key focus is the impact on the association meeting and events industry. 

AuSAE has curated a selection of key resources to assist you to navigate the evolving situation.

World Health and Government Resources

World Health Organisation - Information and guidance from WHO regarding the current outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that was first reported from Wuhan, China, on 31 December 2019. 

Australian Government - Department of Health-  resource page includes what you should know about the virus, situation updates, travel restrictions and resources and fact sheets for travellers, businesses, and others.  

Ministry of Health - New Zealand - resource page including NZ situation update, information for travellers and information for organisers of public events and mass gatherings.

NEW (8/03/2020): Recommendations by the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee (AHPPC) with regards to public events.

State and Territory Health Department Information

Meeting and Event Specific Resources 

World Health Organisation - Key planning recommendations for mass gathering in the context of the current COVID-19 outbreak.

PCMA - Global Association of Business Events Leaders information page and resources.

US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention - Interim Guidance - Get your Mass Gatherings of Large Community Events ready for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) 

Workplace and Business Continuity Resources

Australian Government - Department of Health - Information for Employers

Safework Australia - Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Advice for PCBU's (persons conducting a business or undertaking)

McKinsey & Company - COVID-19 Implications for Business

Associations Now - Article - How to Keep your Association Running if Coronavirus Worsens

Harvard Business Review - Article - Lead your Business through the Coronavirus Crisis