• BDO & Queensland Department of Agriculture & Fisheries webinar series
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BDO & Queensland Department of Agriculture & Fisheries webinar series

08 April 2020

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to cause widespread disruption, it is important for the Agriculture sector to collaborate, protect and formulate action plans to alleviate risks in order to survive.

BDO in partnership with The Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (DAF) will deliver a series of webinars over the coming weeks to provide you with expert support to help you minimise the impact and lead discussions on the key issues as they unfold.

Please register for a webinar below to receive more COVID-19 updates and invitations to future webinars dedicated for the Agriculture sector. 

Date Topic  
30 Apr 2020

Monitoring your business continuity response to COVID-19

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to cause widespread disruption, it is important for the Agriculture sector to collaborate, protect and formulate action plans to alleviate risks in order to survive.

On Thursday 30 April in our fourth live webinar, BDO’s Business Continuity Planning Partner, Mark Cushing and Food & Agribusiness Executive Director, Margaux Beauchamp will continue to assist you advance your continuity planning in the context of COVID-19.

The fourth webinar will:

  • Provide updated information on DAF’s response to COVID-19, including new updates from the DAF’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Agriculture Coordination Group.  
  • Continue to outline real life examples of industry continuity responses
  • Provide practical tips to document your continuity activities.
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16 Apr 2020

Evaluating and refining your business continuity planning

In our third live webinar BDO’s Business Continuity Planning Partner, Mark Cushing and Food & Agribusiness Executive Director, Margaux Beauchamp will take a deep dive and develop a Food and Agribusiness Business Continuity Plan in the context of COVID-19, incorporating updates from DAF’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Agriculture Coordination Group.

This webinar will:

  • Provide an in depth example of a Business Continuity Plan
  • Live Q&A time to answer specific questions you have or share issues you are facing.

Additional resources:

SAFE FOOD QUEENSLAND CHECKLIST: www.safefood.qld.gov.au/newsroom/guideline-for-reducing-workforce-impacts-related-to-covid-19

HEALTH PLAN AND BORDER CLOSURE: www.covid19.qld.gov.au/government-actions/border-closing

www.bdo.com.au/dafwebinarseries

www.covid19.qld.gov.au

www.business.qld.gov.au/industries/farms-fishing-forestry/agriculture/coronavirus-support

www.bdo.com.au/covid19

 

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2 Apr 2020

Supporting Agriculture in COVID-19 - practical approaches and strategies to documenting your business continuity planning

This session covers:

  • Insights and updates from BDO’s subject matter experts on the current state of Coronovirus impacts on the agriculture sector.
  • Discuss practical approach and strategies to documenting your business continuity planning.
  • Live Q&A time to answer specific questions you have or share issues you are facing.

 

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Supporting Materials

26 Mar 2020

Supporting Agriculture with business continuity planning and managing the supply chain disruption

BDO’s Business Continuity Planning Partner, Mark Cushing, and Food & Agribusiness Executive Director, Margaux Beauchamp, outline guidance measures the Agriculture industry needs to consider in response to COVID-19, and discuss vital measures to prepare and protect the supply chain now, and overtime.

The session covers:

  • Business continuity planning measures and action items for consideration (including impacts on sustainability, supply chain, health and safety and technology)
  • Insights and updates from within the industry’s supply chain working groups
  • Discuss strategies for supply chain protection as COVID-19 restrictions are put in place
  • Live Q&A time to answer specific questions you have or share issues you are facing.

 

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