Archive for March, 2018

Easter’s nearly here… so lock up the liquor cabinet!

As the girth of the Australian wine industry is expanding both locally and overseas, our State liquor licensing laws are simultaneously experiencing a loosening of the proverbial belt. So far, thanks to the reforms introduced in December last year under the Liquor Licensing (Liquor Review) Amendment Act 2017, you can now buy an alcoholic drink at ... Read more

The wine industry is booming, and there are plenty of jobs to be had.

Posted by Johnston Withers, in News
Following on from the $1.27 million in funding under the Wine Tourism and Cellar Door Grants Program shared across 56 South Australian wineries so far, Wine Australia will soon be sifting through submissions from South Australian wineries eager to increase their international visitor profile.  $1 million dollars’ worth of federal International Wine Tourism State Grants ... Read more

Wine Equalisation Tax – New Trade Mark Requirements

Holding a registered trade mark provides many benefits for a business – the exclusive right to use and licence a brand, legal protection against unauthorised use and from 1 July 2018, it will allow certain wine industry participants to claim an exclusive tax rebate. The Wine Equalisation Tax Rebate Presently, traders who make, import or sell wine ... Read more

Meet Kirsty Bennett

Meet Kirsty Bennett, Kirsty works in our  Commercial and Property team. She is highly experienced, practical and approachable. Kirsty is committed to achieving sensible, commercial and timely outcomes for her clients. What attracted you to the law? The attraction of the law for me is to search for and find solutions to often complex problems that our clients face. The ... Read more