The IBA has slammed the Victorian government and urged brewers to get involved over the ineligibility of some breweries to benefit from COVID-19 funding.
The IBA was cautiously optimistic about the 2020 Budget last night despite its omission of excise cuts, as the Government receives $100 million less than expected in beer excise.
Ahead of tonight’s Federal Budget, the IBA and BA made submissions criticising the onerous obligations of excessive regulation, but diverged on a number of issues.
The IBA’s general manager Kylie Lethbridge has called the Federal Government’s $1.3 billion fund announced today “a good start” in supporting manufacturing businesses like breweries.
The IBA is calling for nominations for awards recognising those who give time, experience, and resources to help the entire indie beer industry strengthen and grow, and has also announced the prizes to accompany this year’s major trophies.
It’s a big week for the beer podcast as debate overshadows a breakthrough in gluten-free barley and excise rises are paused for the first time in 37 years.
Sad news today as the IBA announces that it has postponed BrewCon 2020 again and as part of cost-cutting measures , a number of roles at the organisation have been made redundant.
BWS is undertaking a nationwide multi-million dollar campaign to promote 92 Australian local independent breweries, distilleries and wineries.
Alcohol excise rise is paused for the first time in 37 years due to a fall in the Consumer Price Index as a result of COVID-19.
Join the Indpendent Brewers Association for a nationwide toast at 7pm (AEST). Raise a glass of your favourite indie beer wherever you are and say “cheers to indie beer.”