Covid -19 Message for FCA Members

Dear FCA Member, Don’t think, I can begin my note on any other subject other than COVID 19 pandemic – an unprecedented disaster that has brought the world almost to a standstill. As of 14 April as per Johns Hopkins University data, there has been nearly 2 million confirmed cases and more than 126,000 deaths […]

Confronting a Post-Truth Water World – Professor Quentin Grafton

Professor Quentin Grafton’s address, titled Confronting a Post-Truth Water World, was held from 10.30am-12.30pm on Monday 25 November at the DFAT, Sydney. Followed by a Q & A. Professor Grafton talked about Australia’s water crisis, the issues involved and measures needed to alleviate the dire situation that Australians are now experiencing due to an extended drought.  The NSW Government has announced severe water restrictions being mandated […]

Tourism Australia launches “PhilAUSophy”

The distinct and defining character of Australia and of Australians will be celebrated in a new campaign unveiled by Tourism Australia, which will invite the world Down Under to experience first-hand the Australian way of life. Key industry stakeholders were invited to a special preview of the new three-year global campaign,‘Come Live our Philausophy’, which […]

Dr Mark Schipp – FCA briefing: “Threat to Australia of the African Swine Fever (ASF)”

FCA Briefing with Dr Mark Schipp, Australia’s Chief Veterinary & World President of the Organisation for Animal HealthAustralia has implemented an international communications campaign and is now actively strengthening border inspections to avoid African Swine Fever reaching the country. This is the worst animal biosecurity scare ever and the new measures include the […]