Distillery setup information

By May 23, 2017Business, Education
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When starting the planning for your distillery, you need to ensure that you understand the compliance and business requirements.  These are just some of ther resources that might help you on that journey. Like any small business it is important that you seek business and financial advice before commencing.

Grab of an ATO form

ATO resources  – Setting up a distillery, licencing and distillery requirements

Rules about stills and distillation – www.ato.gov.au/business/excise-and-excise-equivalent-goods/alcohol-excise/spirits-and-other-excisable-beverages/stills-and-distillation/

Licence to manufacture alcohol – www.ato.gov.au/forms/licence-to-manufacture-alcohol/

Licence to store excisable products – www.ato.gov.au/uploadedFiles/Content/ITX/downloads/NAT%207176%20-%20final.pdf

Stock control and record keeping – www.ato.gov.au/Business/Excise-and-excise-equivalent-goods/Alcohol-excise/Stock-control-and-record-keeping/

Waste management – www.agriculture.gov.au/SiteCollectionDocuments/water/effluent-management-wine.pdf
SA link to waste management – www.epa.sa.gov.au/files/4771373_guide_wineries.pdf 

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Business planning

Start or grow a business – www.business.tas.gov.au/starting-a-business

Tasmanian grants and funding – www.business.tas.gov.au/finances-tax-and-insurance/seeking-finance-and-funding/applying-for-grants

Exporting – www.business.tas.gov.au/growing-and-improving-your-business/exporting-your-product

Advertising standards for the alcohol industry – www.abac.org.au/about/faq/

Information about excise rates in Australia – www.aph.gov.au….

Worksafe Tasmania resources

Sample procedures – https://worksafe.tas.gov.au/safety/safety_advisors/sample_safe_work_procedures

Sample induction checklist – https://worksafe.tas.gov.au/__data/assets/word_doc/0016/303361/Induction_checklist.docx

Sample training register – https://worksafe.tas.gov.au/__data/assets/word_doc/0011/286994/Register_Training_Sample.doc

Statewide Work Safety Authorities

Worksafe Tasmania – www.worksafe.tas.gov.au/

Worksafe Victoria – www.worksafe.vic.gov.au

Workcover NSW – www.workcover.nsw.gov.au

Worksafe Queensland – www.worksafe.qld.gov.au

SafeWork SA – www.safework.sa.gov.au/

WorkSafe ACT – www.worksafe.act.gov.au/

NT Worksafe – www.worksafe.nt.gov.au/

Worksafe WA – www.commerce.wa.gov.au/worksafe

Please note this information is for interest only and should not be considered advice. Please seek business assistance from the Australian Tax Office and a professional adviser before commencing any distilling venture.