AWRI Board election – voting closing soon

14 November 2023

Voting is now open in the election for a vacant position on the AWRI Board of Directors in the medium (2,001 – 50,000 tonnes p.a.) Wine Grapes Levy payer (wine producer) category.

Levy payers in the medium category nominated the following candidates:

Brett McClen (Brown Family Wine Group, Vic)
Courtney Ribbons (Pernod Ricard Winemakers, SA)

Voting instructions and candidate profiles are available on the AWRI website or you can access the voting page directly. The ballot will close at 5:00 pm CST on Friday,17 November 2023.

Levy payers in the medium category are strongly encouraged to vote for their preferred candidate. This is an excellent opportunity to have a say in electing a candidate that can contribute to the Australian grape and wine research and development agenda.

Need help deciding if you are eligible to vote in this election?

The Wine Grapes Levy (WGL) is the levy payable on grapes used in the winemaking process. A medium WGL payer is an organisation that crushes between 2,001 and 50,000 tonnes of grapes per annum. Only medium WGL payers are eligible to vote.

The election will be conducted electronically with assistance from Elections Australia Pty Ltd.

For further information please contact the Returning Officer, Shiralee Dodd at returningofficer@awri.com.au.