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Major Breweries

Name Owned By Location Established Main Beers Website
Carlton and United Beverages Foster's Group Abbotsford, Victoria and Yatala, Queensland 1907 Victoria Bitter, Crown Lager and Carlton Draught
Cascade Brewery Foster's Group Hobart, Tasmania 1824 Cascade Premium Lager, Mercury Cider [1]
Castlemaine Perkins Lion Nathan Brisbane, Queensland 1878 XXXX
Coopers Brewery The Coopers Family (majority shareholders) Adelaide, South Australia 1862 Sparkling Ale, Original Pale Ale, Best Extra Stout [2]
Hahn Brewery Lion Nathan Camperdown, New South Wales 1986 Hahn Premium, Hahn Super Dry
J. Boag & Sons Lion Nathan Launceston, Tasmania 1883 James Boag's Premium, Boag's Draught [3]
Matilda Bay Brewing Company Foster's Group North Fremantle, Western Australia 1984 Redback, Beez Neez and Bohemian Pilsner [4]
South Australian Brewing Company Lion Nathan Thebarton, South Australia 1859 West End Draught
Swan Brewery Lion Nathan Canning Vale, Western Australia
originally Perth, Western Australia
1837 Swan and Emu
Tooheys Lion Nathan Lidcombe, New South Wales 1869 Tooheys New, Tooheys Old and Tooheys Extra Dry


A microbrewery, or craft brewery, is a modern brewery which produces a limited amount of beer, usually with an orientation toward distinctive and flavorful products. The maximum amount of beer a brewery can produce and still be classed as a microbrewery varies by region and by authority, though is usually around 15,000 barrels (18,000 hectolitres/ 475,000 US gallons) a year.

The following is a list of all of the microbreweries in Australia, listed alphabetically.

Name Location Established Notes Website
3 Ravens Brewing Company Thornbury, Victoria 2003 [5]
Angoves Pty Ltd Renmark, South Australia [6]
Australia Independent Brewers Smeaton Grange, New South Wales 2005 [7]
Barons Brewing Company Woollahra, New South Wales 2005 [8]
Barossa Brewing Company Greenock, South Australia 1998 [9]
Barossa Valley Brewing Lyndoch, South Australia 2002 [10]
Bellarine Brewing Company Bellarine, Victoria 2007 [11]
Billabong Brewing Myaree, Western Australia 1993 [12]
Bintara Brewery Rutherglen, Victoria 2003 [13]
Blackwood Valley Brewing Company Bridgetown, Western Australia 2000 [14]
Blue Sky Brewery Cairns, Queensland 2008 [15]
Bluetongue Brewery Cameron Park, New South Wales 2004 [16]
Boars Rock Langhorne Creek, South Australia 1997 [17]
Bondi Brewing Company Cameron Park, New South Wales 2006 Currently brewed out of Bluetongue Brewery. [18]
Bootleg Brewery Margaret River, Western Australia 1994 [19]
Bowral Brewing Company Moss Vale, New South Wales 2005 [20]
Brew 42 Allanson, Western Australia
Brewboys Norton Summit, South Australia [21]
Brewhouse Brisbane (formally Auroras Microbrewery) Brisbane, Queensland 2005 Ceased trading in Brisbane as of September 2008 [22]
Bridge Road Brewers Beechworth, Victoria 2005 [23]
Bright Brewery Bright, Victoria 2005 [24]
Buckleys Brewery Healesville, Victoria
Burkes Brewing Company Northgate, Queensland
Burleigh Brewing Company Burleigh Heads, Queensland 2006 [25]
Bush Shack Brewery Yallingup, Western Australia 1998 [26]
Byron Bay Brewery Byron Bay, New South Wales 2004 [27]
Coldstream Brewery Coldstream, Victoria 2007 [28]
Colonial Brewing Company Margaret River, Western Australia 2004 [29]
Copper Coast Wines Maker of Swanky Beer [30]
Cowaramup Brewing Company Cowaramup, Western Australia 2006 [31]
Dark Island Brewery Glenorchy, Tasmania
Elmars in the Valley Henley Brook, Western Australia [32]
Emerald Hill Brewery South Melbourne, Victoria 2005 [33]
Feral Brewing Company Baskerville, Western Australia 2005 [34]
Fish Rock Brewery Mittagong, New South Wales 2005 [35]
Five Islands Brewery Wollongong, New South Wales 2001 [36]
Flying Horse Warrnambool, Victoria 2008 [37]
Fusion Brewing Pyrmont, New South Wales 2006 Makes beers to match with food flavours [38]
Gage Roads Brewing Palmyra, Western Australia 2005 [39]
Geelong Brewing Moolap, Victoria
Grand Ridge Brewing Mirboo North, Victoria [40]
Grumpys Brewhaus Verdun, South Australia 2002 [41]
Gulf Brewery Adelaide, South Australia [42]
Happy Goblin Mount Kuring-gai, New South Wales 2006 [43]
Hargreaves Hill Brewing Company Steels Creek 2004 [44]
Holgate Brewhouse Woodend, Victoria 2002
Hunter and Allied Cameron Park, New South Wales Contracted out of Bluetongue brewery.
Independent Breweries Australia Laverton, Victoria
Iron House Brewery Ironhouse Point, Tasmania 2007 [45]
Ironbark Brewery Caversham, Western Australia 2001
Island Brew Kangaroo Island, South Australia [46]
James Squire Brewhouse Sydney, New South Wales [47]
Jarrah Jacks Pemberton, Western Australia [48]
KAT Breweries Castle Hill, New South Wales [49]
Knappstein Enterprise Brewery Clare Valley, South Australia 2006 [50]
Last Drop Brewery Bedfordale, Western Australia [51]
Lawerence Victor Estate Brewery Penola, South Australia
Little Creatures Brewery Fremantle, Western Australia [52]
Lobethal Bierhaus Lobethal, South Australia [53]
Lord Nelson Brewery Hotel The Rocks, New South Wales [54]
Lovely Valley Beverage Factory Myponga, South Australia
Malt Shovel Brewery Sydney, Australia [55]
Mash Brewing Company Henley Brook, Western Australia [56]
Malt Shovel Brewery Camperdown, New South Wales [57]
Matilda Bay Brewing Company Dandenong South, Victoria
Mildura Brewery Mildura, Victoria [58]
Moo Brew Tasmania, Australia [59]
Mountain Goat Beer Richmond, Victoria 1996 [60]
Mt. Tamborine Brewery North Tamborine, Queensland [61]
Mudgee Brewing Company Mudgee, New South Wales [62]
Murrays Craft Brewing Co. Taylors Arm, New South Wales [63]
Nail Brewing Company Perth, Western Australia [64]
O'Brien Brewery Ballarat, Victoria [65]
Old Coast Road Brewery Myalup, Western Australia [66]
Otway Estate Barongarook, Victoria [67]
Outback Brewery Loftus, New South Wales [68]
Pi55 Beer Co. Richmond, Victoria 1998 [69]
Pikes Beer Company Sevenhill, South Australia [70]
Preservation Brewery Eumundi Markets Eumundi, Queensland
Queensland Breweries
Red Hill Brewery Red Hill, Victoria [71]
Saltram Wine Estate Angaston, South Australia [72]
Seven Sheds Railton, Tasmania [73]
Silly Yaks Melbourne, Victoria [74]
Six Star Breweries ? Woolworths brand name.
Snowy Mountains Brewery Jindabyne, New South Wales [75]
Southern Bay Brewing Co. Moolap, Victoria 1987 [76]
Spring Hill Craft Brewery Spring Hill, Queensland
SSS Ironbark Brewery Tamworth, New South Wales [77]
St Arnou Sydney, New South Wales [78]
Steel River Brewery Mayfield West, New South Wales [79]
Sunshine Coast Brewery Kunda Park, Queensland [80]
Sunshine Coast Brewing Company Kunda Park, Queensland
Tanglehead Brewing Company Albany, Western Australia [81]
Temple Brewing Company Melbourne, Victoria [82]
The Little Brewing Company Port Macquarie, New South Wales [83]
The Swan Brewery Company Canning Vale, Western Australia
Three Troupers Brewery Pyrenees, Victoria [84]
Two Metre Tall Company New Norfolk, Tasmania [85]
Unicorn Brewery Burra, South Australia 2008 Originally opened in 1873 and closed in 1902 [86]
William Bull Brewery Bilbul, New South Wales 2003 The Riverina’s first microbrewery [87]
Wingless Bay Brewery Bicheno, Tasmania
Yorke Brewing Company Yorke Peninsula, South Australia [88]
Zierholz Premium Brewery Canberra, ACT 2007 [89]


The following is a list of brewpubs; restaurants or pubs that have breweries attached to them.

Name Location Established Website
2 Brothers Brewery Moorabbin, Victoria [90]
Australian Pizza Kitchen Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Barham Brewery Barham, New South Wales
Bells Hotel and Brewery South Melbourne, Victoria
Braidwood Traditional Ales Braidwood, New South Wales
Buffalo Brewery Boorhaman, Victoria
Bug Ocean Brewing Company Margaret River, Western Australia
Cheers Tavern Spring Hill, Queensland
Duckstein Brewery Henley Brook
Eumundi Brewing Company Brisbane, Queensland
Five Islands Brewery Wollongong, New South Wales
Gold Coast Brewpub Surfers Paradise
Goulburn Brewery Goulburn, New South Wales
Holdfast Bay Brewing Company Glenelg, South Australia
Hopping Mad Brewery Orange, New South Wales
Jamieson Brewery Jamieson, Victoria
Lone Hand Brewhouse Cassilis, Victoria [91]
Macquarie Hotel Sydney, New South Wales
Mad Monk Brewery Fremantle, Western Australia [92]
Matsos Cafe and Brewery Broome, Western Australia
Oxford 152 Bulimba, Queensland
Paddys Brewery Flemington, New South Wales
Port Dock Brewery Hotel Port Adelaide, South Australia
Potters Brewery Nulkaba, New South Wales
Sail and Anchor Brewery Fremantle, Western Australia [93]
Scharers Little Brewery Picton, New South Wales
Scottish Chiefs Tavern Brewery Geelong, Victoria [94]
St Ives Brewery Corperation Battery Point, Tasmania
St Peters Brewery St Peters, New South Wales
Toowong Regatta Hotel Toowong, Queensland
Townsville Brewing Company Townsville, Queensland
Wig and Pen Tavern and Brewery Canberra, Australian Capital Territory