The Independent Brewers Association is rallying the industry after a series of wins, including support from the major retailers and the JobKeeper announcement this week.
Following a petition with 15,000 signatures to highlight the industry’s plight the Keeping Our Venues Alive campaign is aiming to work with government to improve and short and long term resilience of the hospitality sector.
Spark Breweries and Distilleries are launching a weekly webinar on crisis management, discussing how to get beer to market in these challenging times.
The McGowan Labor Government has unveiled a $1 billion relief package to support Western Australian businesses, households and community groups.
The Marshall Liberal Government has announced a $10 million maintenance stimulus package to assist South Australia through the impacts of COVID-19.
Woolworths Group has moved to assist small suppliers affected by COVID-19 by reducing its payment terms to a maximum of 14 days.
Founders First has upped its stake in Victoria’s Jetty Road Brewery as it prepares to weather the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic following its expansion into venues.
Between them, the Queensland and Victorian state governments have reportedly returned $102 million to businesses in the form of payroll tax refunds.
Temporary changes are to be put in place regulating foreign investment in Australian companies, which will now all require approval, with the government prioritising urgent applications that protect and support Australian jobs.
Communication is key for small business in these challenging times according to an Kevin Han, senior analyst at corporate advisory business Nash Advisory.