IBA calls on government for excise relief

chris Beer News

Today the IBA has taken another important step in our campaign to reform Australia’s excise system. We have just released a report, prepared by reputable Melbourne firm Essential Economics, that shows how a more equitable excise regime would bring more jobs and investment to the Australian independent brewing industry, with the reforms themselves being revenue…

Cross Flow Filtration for Craft Beer?

Gretta Beer News, Technical Article

            Crossflow filtration using ceramic membranes – means no filter medium is required when filtering your beer. This is done by high-velocity parallel flow of the liquid in relation to the module ensures a continuous cleaning the membrane, thus allowing for very lengthy filtering cycles without the need to use…

IBA Strategic Review Outcomes and Future

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  The Independent Brewers Association announces today the outcomes of their Strategic Review which includes a finalisation of several important foundations, including its: Vision, Mission & Goals 2018 Deliverables 2018-19 Org Chart 2018 Plan on a Page “At the end of last year we had consultants conduct a Strategic Organisational Review of the IBA’s operations,”…

We’re looking for a CEO!

chris Beer News

  Do you want to be a leader in one of the most exciting and talked about industries in the country? The Independent Brewers Association, the peak organisation representing Australia’s small, independent brewing industry, is looking for its first ever CEO. Established in 2012 the IBA has 200 members spread across the nation and has…

2018 IBA Industry Survey

Gretta Beer News, Feature

            2018 IBA Industry Survey Commences 5th February | you could WIN | On the 5th February all Independent Brewers of Australia will be receiving a unique access link via email to complete the 2017 Industry Data Survey. The purpose of this survey is to understand the size and scope…

November 2017 Advocacy update

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Federal We continue to work with Essential Economics to polish the final draft of their modelling examining increasing the Small Brewers Rebate.  We will then be working with our Government relations advisers, Spring Street Advisory, to develop a submission for the 2018 Federal budget. Once that is submitted we will once again asking for the…

IBA statement on the sale of Pirate Life

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Statement from the Independent Brewers Association on the sale of Pirate Life The Independent Brewers Association (IBA) acknowledges today’s announcement of Pirate Life Brewing’s sale to AB InBev. While every sale of an independent brewery to big beer is disappointing we believe that each of them further underscores the impact the independent brewing industry is…

Funding For Women’s Leadership Development: Up to $8,000 available

Gretta Beer News

          Building on the significant developmental momentum achieved earlier in the year, Women & Leadership Australia is administering a national initiative to support the development of female leaders across Australia’s beverages sector. The initiative is providing women with grants of between $3,000 and $8,000 to enable participation in a range of leadership…

Canventional Wisdom: How to Choose the Best Canning System

Gretta Beer News, Technical Article

            By Peter Love founder & president, Cask Brewing Systems The concept of micro-canning for small-batch beer was invented in 1999 by Cask Brewing Systems. The company’s first customers were brew-on-premise places in Australia, the United States and Canada. The excitement for cans among these homebrewers was a revelation and…