Despite a challenging year, the Independent Brewers Association (IBA) has marked successes in excise, skills and advocacy projects in its annual report.
Container Deposit Scheme
Asahi Beverages, has teamed up with Lion and Coca-Cola to bid to become the VicRecycle CDS scheme coordinator.
ACT moves to longer-term fixed pricing whilst NSW supplier container costs have been lowered in a shake up at the Exchange for Change CDS schemes.
Public consultation on Tasmania’s Container Refund Scheme is now open, and the organisers are holding a webinar to discuss how the Scheme will work and answer questions.
Container Exchange, the not-for-profit organisation that administers Queensland’s container deposit scheme, is lowering the price on containers later this year.
The Tasmanian Government has announced its chosen model for the state’s container deposit scheme, which is also being used by the heavily-criticised NSW scheme.
The launch date for WA’s container deposit scheme has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic following advice from WABA and scheme coordinator WARRRL.
As part of a number of support measures announced by the Western Australian Brewers Association, it will team up with WARRRL to ask the state government to delay the container deposit scheme set to start in June.
Western Australia’s container deposit scheme organisers WARRRL have announced the forecast scheme price per container.
WABA is urging WA brewers to prepare as the deadline for the state’s container deposit scheme WARRRL nears, and irons out the details when it comes to wraps and 360 lids.