Distilling alcohol (spirits / liquor) in Australia
Using a still of any capacity to make spirits is illegal in Australia without holding an ‘excise manufacturer licence’ irrespective of whether it is for ‘personal use’ or sale.
What am I entitled to in a Divorce if I earn little or no income?
If you’re facing, or in the middle of, the breakdown of a marriage or de facto relationship, you’re probably wondering who gets what – especially if your ex-partner met most (if not all) of the expenses for the family. Rest assured that other non-financial contributions will generally be taken into account and weighed up against direct financial contributions.
Brewdog: Pioneers of beer and crowdfunding
‘BrewDog’ was started in 2007 in the UK by two men, Martin Dickie and James Watt (and a dog). 12 years later and BrewDog is now one of the most successful brewers in the UK operating 50 bars in the UK, 24 internationally and now a number of ‘beer hotels’.
Debt collection agency harassed & coerced debtors
High pressure debt recovery techniques used by debt recovery agencies may not be permitted in the future, and may carry significant ramifications.
Starting A Craft Brewery
Opening a brewery & taproom requires careful planning & compliance with various pieces of legislation. Here are some key points on starting a brewery business.
Signs Of Financial Abuse Or Control
Financial abuse/control is often described as a “hidden” form of domestic violence that not many people know about. Here’s what to do if you suspect you’re a victim (or someone you love is).
Brewery & Distillery Crowdfunding
Increasingly we are seeing more craft breweries (independent brewers) and distilleries raise capital through crowdfunding campaigns (both reward based and equity based).
Mandatory Pregnancy Warning Label On Alcohol
In October 2018, the Australia and New Zealand Ministerial Forum on Food Regulation agreed to develop and introduce a mandatory labelling standard for pregnancy warning labels on packaged alcoholic beverages. It is expected that the mandatory labelling standard will be formally announced in mid-late 2019.
Pet Custody: Who gets the pets during a separation?
For many families, pets are integral members of the family. They can often be the first addition to your family or the result of a lot of nagging from your children. Increasingly, families are coming before the court with the custody of their pet being a live issue.
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