The Victorian Government has launched the $1.5 million Drink Victorian program which aims to get more locally-produced beer, wine and spirits in bars.
Melbourne’s 3 Ravens Brewery has secured a $200,000 grant from the Victorian state government to invest in its sustainability credentials.
The Victorian Container Deposit Scheme has already been faced with criticism over its short consultation period after the IBA was left out of its industry communications.
Following the installation of a 50hL brewhouse, increased packaging capacity has been enabled by a Victorian Government grant as Melbourne’s Kaiju Beer prepares for future growth.
Despite the difficult times and issues with JobKeeper payments, the state’s brewers have every reason to be optimistic, according to Melbourne business advisory firm TR Consulting.
The Victorian Government has launched a $1.7bn package including a $500m Business Support Fund and payroll tax waiver to help businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.