Venues face fines of up to $23,100 if they offer growlers poured from kegs taxed at concessional rates without an alcohol manufacturer licence, following changes to beer excise rules.
New excise thresholds for kegs come into effect today. Ross Lewis discovers there are mixed feelings about what lower excise means for brewers.
Today we learn that listening to Brews News Week is great for your fitness. So jog along as Matt and Pete discuss the news of the week: BWS criticised over Dry July partnership and Aldi’s award winning Pale Ale.
The Australian Tax Office has released an information bulletin reminding brewers about the changes being made to excise from 1 July.
Two pieces of legislation promising a more equitable playing field for the craft brewing sector passed through the lower house on Tuesday, drawing praise from the Independent Brewers Association.
With significant changes to the excise system recently announced, we chat with Kegstar’s Nick Boots for his analysis of what changes the reduced excise on smaller keg formats will bring.
While debate rages over whether the recently announced excise rebates will lead to higher profits or cheaper beer, one brewery has gone another way entirely.
WA brewers have expressed concern that last week’s excise announcement may open the floodgates for cheaply produced imported beer packaged in smaller kegs
The beer world – and the mainstream news media – has been alight with news that the Federal Government has announced changes to the excise regime. We look at the reactions…
News today that the upcoming budget will reveal excise wins for brewers…but is the news all good for brewers?