The NSW Government has launched an Independent Brewers Action Plan design to support the State’s craft breweries “to succeed domestically as well as crack international markets”. The action plan, similar to Queensland’s Craft Beer Strategy, was launc
Speaking at Prancing Pony Brewery on Sunday, Minister for Innovation and Skills David Pisoni said the State Government had partnered with the Independent Brewers Association (IBA) to create traineeship opportunities and upskill workers in the state’s
The head of the IBA’s ‘People’ programme group told a Radio Brews News’ Brewery Pro podcast that the association had been working closely with TAFE nationally to increase the coverage of training.
We have some exciting developments from the Government Advocacy Committee; both updates on our progress, and how you can be involved in the following areas...
Sierra Nevada Brewing Company’s 2018 Resilience IPA has inspired Australian brewers to create a similar movement, Resilience Beer, in response to devastating brush fires in Australia.
The Resilience Beer project aiming to unite brewers and beer drinkers the world over in support of Australian bushfire relief is fully up and running with brewers in multiple countries already expressing an interest in taking part.
There is a working group of brewers and suppliers, assisted by the Independent Brewers Association, in discussion around creating a beer to be sold to raise funds like Sierra Nevada's Resilience IPA. This united 1,400 brewers to raise money in suppor
Australia's 600-plus small craft beer companies are preparing to make fresh submissions to the competition regulator warning about the clout which comes from ''bundling'' if the $16 billion merger between Asahi and Carlton & United Breweries goes ahe
For our 19th episode I chat to Jamie Cook, co-founder of Stone and Wood and the current Chairman of the IBA or Independent Brewers Association. We cover a range of topics including, the purpose and role or the IBA, current and previous projects, chal
The Gala Showcase began its life in 2006 as a celebration of microbreweries before being taken over by Good Beer Week in 2014. This year, our focus has shifted slightly from celebrating good beer to celebrating good quality independent beer.
Brewers are taking brewing where it’s never been — well, not in this country or century. They are foraging wildflowers, gathering strange ingredients and taking the craft back to its origins.
The boom in the craft beer industry shows no sign of slowing but it's left a bitter taste in the mouths of the conglomerates which now control more than 80 per cent of Australia's beer market.
The Alcohol Beverages Advertising Code (ABAC) has released its Third Quarterly Report for 2018, which shows two breaches of the Code, both by independent breweries.
BREWERIES across the Mornington Peninsula have joined forces to cheer on the independent beer industry – and its contribution to the community and local economy.
If you want to support local breweries, it is about to become much easier to distinguish genuine Australian-owned craft beer from foreign-owned brands masquerading as independent brewers.
Collapsed beer business SAMPLE will remain on bar taps after fellow independent brewery East 9th purchased the company, ending months of uncertainty over its future.
As Australia's drinking culture continues to shift and microbreweries spread thick and fast, where does the iconic country pub fit?
Melbourne's Dainton Brewery has won champion beer at the Independent Beer Awards for the second time in three years.