After complaints from the stakeholders including Queensland Hotels Association and FARE, licensed cafes and restaurants will be permitted to sell takeaway wine but not beer.
The easing of rules allowing venues to repackage duty-paid kegged beer and cocktails for takeaway is being extended until next year according to the ATO.
Plans for a new licence which would allow Queensland brewers similar opportunities to the state’s winemakers have stalled, with relevant departments appearing to have dropped the ball.
With just one week left in the Queensland craft beer licence consultation, the state government is asking for brewers to give their take on the proposals.
The Queensland Government is asking the region’s brewers for their opinions on a proposed new licence which it says will allow craft brewers to sell more products on site and at promotional events.
Publicans across Australia will be breathing a sign of relief today with the High Court ruling they have no general duty of care to protect patrons from the consequences of getting drunk..essentially no duty to protect drinkers from themselves.