The outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Australia created highly uncertain circumstances for households, businesses and governments.

Prior to COVID-19, concepts such as “lockdowns,” “mask mandates” and “social distancing” were unknown to most of us. Today they are part of our everyday language as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact all aspects of our lives.

COVID-19 caused the postponement of major conferences and exhibitions in NSW and Victoria having a major impact on the association..