Press release: Queensland liquor licence law changes benefit craft brewers.

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The Craft Beer Industry Association (CBIA) has welcomed moves made by the Queensland government to support craft brewers in legislation passed by Parliament last night. The legislation presented contains amendments to existing liquor licences and the implementation of a permit system to allow for craft breweries, from Queensland and interstate, to supply samples and sell…

Craft brewing programme at the 2016 IBD Asia Pacific Conference

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The 2016 IBD Asia Pacific Convention has structured the technical programme to encourage craft brewer participation, in particular the first two days. To encourage participation, the IBD are offering employees of “Craft” brewing companies a two day package, at a significantly discounted rate, for events Monday 14th March and Tuesday 15th March. Monday’s full day…

IBD Diploma Training in Australia 2016

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It is with great pleasure that the IBD AP section propose to run workshops for Diploma in Brewing and Packaging in preparation for students sitting their exams in June 2016. We are seeking expressions of interest to ensure the viability of running the courses. International Accredited Trainers will facilitate to workshops. The running of these…

Use of Ceramic Membranes in Beer Filtration

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Introduction Ceramic membranes have been used in a range beverage production for a number of years now and recent trials have shown how this can be extended into the manufacture and production of beer. The Options Traditional filters have been using a consumable media. This includes the traditional Diatomaceous Earth filter with its inherent OH&S…

Lion launch The Beautiful Truth

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Press release: Introducing Beer the Beautiful Truth I would like to share with you a new, first-of-its-kind category initiative from Lion, launching this week – Beer the Beautiful Truth. Beer has been an integral part of our culture for generations, but over the years the way Australians socialise has changed, and beer needs to continue…

The CBIA and Australian Workplace Management safety programme

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As those of you who attended ACBC2015 will be aware Lester Stump from Australian Workplace Management presented at the conference about the Craft Brewers Safety Programme. You can now listen to Lester’s presentation and view his slides in the Brewery Safety section of our website. Preparations for presenting the programme are progressing and AWM is…

Brooklyn Brewery’s Steve Hindy presents ACBC2015 keynote

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The Australian craft beer industry was very lucky to have craft beer industry pioneer, thinker and gentleman Steve Hindy present the keynote address at the 2015 Australian Craft Brewers Conference. We would like to share Steve’s speech with you. You can listen to it here.

ACBC2015 wraps up.

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The Australian Craft Brewers Conference wrapped for another year on the 21st of May in Melbourne. The conference is the major event on the CBIA calendar and we would like to thank everybody who supported us this year. Without our delegates, sponsors, overseas guests, presenters, beer donators and CBIA staff the ACBC would not be…

The CBIA and Australian Workplace Management launch safety programme

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The Craft Beer Industry Association is committed to working with all sections of the Australian craft beer industry and our partners to ensure that the highest standards of workplace health and safety are met and maintained within our industry. To that end we have partnered with Australian Workplace Management (AWM) as our provider of choice…