The Victorian Government has launched a $1.7bn package including a $500m Business Support Fund and payroll tax waiver to help businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The City of Melbourne has released $5 million to support small to medium sized businesses invest in online and e-commerce capabilities, take part in training and professional development and undertake expansion projects as it looks to help businesses adapt.
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.
Spark Breweries and Distilleries are launching a weekly webinar on crisis management, discussing how to get beer to market in these challenging times.
As part of its strategy to combat the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Brisbane’s Ballistic Beer Co has closed its West End site and has turned its Salisbury venue into a drive-thru.
The Independent Brewers Association is calling on Australians to support their local brewery and help save the industry with help from the Crafty Pint’s #keepinglocalalive initiative.
Lion will take back untapped kegs from venues and refund the cost, as the big brewers attempt to help venues navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
On the podcast this week we look at some of the positive changes businesses are making to adapt to current economic and social challenges. In the mean time, the IBA is calling for a survival package.
The Australian National Homebrew Conference is being postponed in response to COVID-19. The event will be pushed a full year out, to October 2021.
The Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria (RASV) has made the difficult decision to postpone the judging of the 2020 Australian International Beer Awards (AIBA).