To ensure that the necessary products are reaching those in need across Australia, we have created a dedicated business listing web page for Certified Suppliers that can provide COVID-19 related products. View business listing
Supply Nation is working with a range of industry and government stakeholders to identify the best ways to provide value and support the sector during the turbulence.
Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) is offering a range of financial assistance options – easing the burden on Indigenous businesses during this time of uncertainty, Find out more here: iba.gov.au/2020/03/covid-19-support
The Federal Government has announced a range of economic plans to keep Australians in jobs, keep businesses in business and support households and the Australian economy as the world deals with the significant challenges posed by the spread of the coronavirus. Please see details here: treasury.gov.au/coronavirus
Due to social distancing and safety measures, all Connect 2020 event activities are postponed until 26 and 27 May 2021 at the ICC Sydney.
All tickets will automatically be transferred to the new dates for Connect in 2021, and ticket sales will remain open.
We are conscious of supporting Indigenous businesses during this uncertain period, so please be assured that refunds will be processed upon request.
Submissions for the Supplier Diversity Awards will remain open until December 2020, and the criteria will be broadened to ensure current applicants are not disadvantaged by the postponement.
Please be assured that submissions already submitted or in process prior to Monday 16th March, will not be impacted. You submission will reopen and we will be in contact regarding additional criteria that will be incorporated within the entries – allowing you to showcase additional accomplishments from 2020.
Entries will now close in December 2020, with judging commencing in early 2021.
The 2020-2021 awards will be presented at the Gala Awards Dinner on Thursday 27 May 2021 at ICC.
If you have made any travel arrangements associated with Connect, we advise you to contact your providers as soon as possible.
For your reference, the Qantas Group has announced it will give Qantas and Jetstar customers the option to cancel flights and receive travel credits for any domestic and international flights booked until 31st May 2020. The offer is available until 31st March 2020.
Virgin Australia has also varied its cancellation policy and will waive change fees on domestic and international bookings for travel between 15th March and 30th June 2020.