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.
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.
Queensland brewers are facing a hike in their fire levies less than a year after the state government announced a Craft Brewing Strategy which was supposed to support the growth of the industry.