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“We did not do enough”: Woolworths cans plans for Darwin Dan Murphy’s

Woolworths CEO Brad Banducci said he’s “not disappointed” with the panel’s recommendation to cancel the development but ...
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Cheers! The big trends in liquor for 2021

Industry experts give an insight on what's next to come for the liquor industry this year.

Brick Lane Brewing develops sour beers range for summer

Brick Lane Brewing has unveiled a limited-edition sour beers range for the summer.

Diageo to bring paper Johnnie Walker bottle to market

Unilever and PepsiCo among FMCG giants to embrace paper bottle technology driven by Diageo.

Woolworths’ hotel business fined over ‘shout system’

Woolworths' hotel staff found to have offered regular and high bidding gamblers free drinks.

High and dry: the rise of low and no alcohol beverages

With the recent rise in popularity of low and no alcohol drinks, some producers are looking to new innovations to banish...

‘Worst month on record’: virus sees alcohol sales plummet

ABA calls on political leaders to have "laser-like focus" on minimising regulatory and tax burdens to support industry i...

Less Australians drinking wine and beer at home

Fewer Australians are drinking alcohol at home despite stockpiling booze during COVID-19 restrictions.

“Drunkorexia” and the risks of binge drinking

University of South Australia's research shows what triggers binge drinking.

Metcash liquor retailers unite on Shop MyLocal e-commerce site

Independent Brands Australia (IBA), the second-largest network of liquor retail outlets in the country, has launched an ...

Retail Drinks Australia announces temporary limits on alcohol purchases

Voluntary initiative addresses government concerns over alcohol purchasing behaviours during COVID-19.

Calls for mandatory age verification at point of alcohol delivery

UNSW researchers say tougher laws are needed to prevent minors and vulnerable members of society accessing alcohol easil...

Major alcohol companies to introduce age-restriction labels

Diageo, Asahi and Bacardi among liquor giants to help curb underage drinking with new labelling and tighter controls onl...

Report to look into social cost of alcohol

Health Minister Greg Hunt has pointed out Australia's taxes on alcohol are already among the highest in the world.

Fake Penfolds wine seized in Cambodia

Subsequent raids seized fake Johnnie Walker, Ballantine's whisky and other alcohol.

Lion serves up Quincy to racegoers from recycled plastic bar

Lion's Round II bar was created using thousands of pieces of recycled plastic.

Liquorland’s NZ CEO talks business evolution and the journey online

Brendon Lawry shares why Liquorland was slower than others to join the online party.

Coles quietly adds Liquorland to Uber Eats

Coles' Liquorland trials on-demand alcohol delivery to improve convenience offer for consumers.

Is big alcohol claiming drinking is safer than it really is?

The alcohol industry has labelled the current guidelines as harsh and voiced concern that they may be tightened further.

Poll: Should third party platforms need a license to deliver alcohol?

Third party delivery companies are not required to hold a license to deliver alcohol.