Read about some of the changes to our businesses.

Changes to our businesses

Information current as at October 11, 2021

There have been changes to our businesses due to lockdowns across various states.

Summerland Farm (Alstonville, NSW)

Summerland Farm in Alstonville is now in full operation and is open 7-days a week from 8am for breakfast and 8.30-4.30 for tourism activities. The safety and wellbeing of Summerland Farm employees and visitors remains our top priority.

Summerland farm is committed to helping slow the spread of COVID-19 and following NSW Government guidelines. All visitors must be fully vaccinated, free from COVID-type symptoms and not have visited a formal hot spot in the prior 14 days. Upon arrival all patrons are asked to sanitise their hands, sign in with the NSW Services app, and practice social distancing.

Please note that it’s also a condition of entry that you wear a mask when visiting Summerland Farm. These conditions extend to all customers, staff, volunteers, contractors, and delivery drivers in order to protect our community.

Summerland Farm’s horticulture operations (fruit packing, dehusking and egg production) continue to operate as essential agricultural services, under ongoing COVID-19 protocols.

Updates are available at

Aruma Recycling and Manufacturing (Warabrook, NSW); Commercial Laundry (Warabrook NSW) and Medical Packs and Supplies (Lambton, NSW)

Our Newcastle based businesses have been heavily impacted by 2021 Newcastle / Lake Macquarie / Hunter lockdowns, and continue to follow NSW Government guidelines.

Our Medical Packs and Supplies, Recycling, Manufacturing and Commercial Laundry businesses are deemed essential services and are operating with a managed and risk-assessed workforce under enhanced COVID-19 protocols

Facility Services – National

Facility Services have, for certain cleaning and ground maintenance contracts, been deemed to be essential services for the safety and security of others. Teams are working under enhanced COVID-19 protocols and our contractors / customers are meeting the vaccination requirements when necessary.

Aussie Biscuits (Forbes, NSW)

Our Aussie Biscuits team are in full production and operating under current NSW Regional COVID protocols. Products can be ordered online via the the Aussie Biscuits website.

Packaging and Forensic Supplies (Burleigh Heads, Queensland)

Our Gold Coast (Burleigh Heads) Packaging and Forensic Supplies business is in full operation.