Parliamentary recommendations ignored as Queensland Amendment Bill passed only allowing takeaway wine to be sold by restaurants and cafés.
The Gold Coast’s Currumbin Valley Brewing is set to develop its own taproom next year with a production brewery to follow after receiving a Business Boost grant from the state government.
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.
Queensland brewers have been positive about the new Artisan Producer Licence, introduced to help smaller brewers, but there are some kinks to be ironed out.
Queensland craft brewers are clutching to small wins while mourning a lost opportunity as the state’s government passes legislation designed to support their growth.
Brisbane’s Newstead Brewing Co. has secured its first export order to Hong Kong after the state government’s trade mission.
The Queensland government has announced that takeaway liquor sales have been extended for licensees through to April 2021.
The long-awaited legislation to create a new artisan liquor licence in Queensland has passed its latest hurdle and now the public and stakeholders are being asked for their views.
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.