The launch date for WA’s container deposit scheme has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic following advice from WABA and scheme coordinator WARRRL.
As part of a number of support measures announced by the Western Australian Brewers Association, it will team up with WARRRL to ask the state government to delay the container deposit scheme set to start in June.
WA brewers have voiced their disappointment at the announcement that Pirate Life would feature heavily at this year’s South West Craft Beer Festival, normally reserved for local brewers only.
WABA is urging WA brewers to prepare as the deadline for the state’s container deposit scheme WARRRL nears, and irons out the details when it comes to wraps and 360 lids.
Pete and Matt cover a huge week in beer news, including the sale of GABS Hottest 100, IBA looking to join ABAC and drama with the NSW container scheme.
Perth’s Blasta Brewing Co is just the latest in a line of keg thefts which have been hitting WA’s breweries, prompting brewers organisation WABA to launch initiatives to combat the issue.
The Independent Brewers Association has launched a bid to amalgamate with the body that represents Western Australia’s beer industry.
This is a special edition of Radio Brews News, live from the West Australian Brewers Association Craft Brewers Conference where Two Birds co-founder, Jayne Lewis, opened the conference with an important keynote address tackling head on a number of the issues that the industry is grappling with.
A Twitter exchange between a State Government backbencher and Opposition Leader has prompted a new campaign to showcase local beer across WA.
Where is Australia’s home of craft beer – Victoria or Western Australia? Melbourne or Perth? The debate has never been livelier with both sides putting forward a strong case. WA can claim to be the spiritual home of the rise of craft, with Matilda Bay being the country’s first successful microbrewery since World War II… Read more →