On 7 December 2018, the Presiding Member of the Geographical Indications Committee (GIC) published a notice of a final determination in relation to the Italian GI Avola in accordance with the Wine Australia Regulations 2018.
A notice of the final determination is available at www.wineaustralia.com/avola-final-determination
Once entered onto the Register of Geographical Indications and Other terms, this term will be afforded protection under the Wine Australia Act 2013.
Regulation 97 of the Wine Australia Regulations 2018 provides that any person whose interests are affected by a final determination may make an application to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for a review of the determination.
Applications to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal for a review of the GIC’s final determination must be made by 5.00pm on Friday 4 January 2019.