The partnership with the Victorian Government for the $5million per year over the next four years has been progressing successfully.
Industry and Government has agreed to four streams for the funding.
Stream One – Jobs and Skills
Stream Two – Boosting Visitor Economy
Stream Three – Infrastructure
Stream Four – Export market development
The Victorian Government has funded a position of an Industry Development Officer to assist in the Victorian Distillery Door Program. The grant was provided to the Australian Distillers Association to recruit and manage the role. Funding is confirmed for 18 months, but is expected to continue, subject to meeting the grant objectives. Whilst Richard is managed by the Australian Distillers, the strategy and direction comes from Spirits Victoria Association. Victorian members are encouraged to welcome Richard to the role and reach out to him if you have any issues. Richard can be contacted below.
Australian Distillers Association
Suite 1601, 447 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000
ABN 77 622 845 275