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CUB announces deal in contract dispute

Carlton and United Breweries (CUB), the ETU and AMWU announced today that they have reached agreement to immediately end the dispute with the maintenance workforce at the Abbotsford brewery in Melbourne, Victoria. As part of the agreement, all picketing workers have … Read more

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CUB reassures customers as talks continue

Carlton and United Breweries (CUB) has reassured their customers and consumers it has adequate supplies of beer for the upcoming peak season. CUB has been negotiating in good faith with the ETU and AMWU around a dispute relating to a … Read more

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Union activity

There has been some union activity outside CUB’s Abbotsford brewery and the corporate office at Southbank in recent weeks. While there is no impact to beer supply the noise and disruption has impacted local residents and businesses. In 2009 CUB … Read more

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CUB expands its spirits offer

The spirits & RTD division of Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) has expanded its offering for the first time in several years with six new products due to hit the shelves. The new products target two segments – both the … Read more

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VB heritage cans are out and about…

Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) has launched a limited edition Victoria Bitter heritage can, a replica of the first beer can in Australia. The heritage can is being rolled out nationally as a tribute to the first Victoria Bitter can launched … Read more

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FOI request for CUB’s submission to Free TV Australia’s Code of Practice review

CUB has received a freedom of information request relating to its submission to the Free TV Australia review of the Commercial Television Code of Practice 2015, which it has voluntarily made publically available here: CUB response to Free TV Code review … Read more

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Carlton Dry recall

CUB has recalled a batch of Carlton Dry. There may be an issue with one batch of stock as a result of packaging the product. This sort of thing is rare but we take the quality of our beers seriously. … Read more

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The song of the ANZAC brave

Descendants of one of the 16th Battalion AIF watched on today as their forebear’s bravery at Gallipoli was highlighted in an emotive television commercial to launch the annual Raise A Glass appeal. Raise A Glass is a partnership between Victoria … Read more

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Barley research expected to help beer brew better

Carlton & United Breweries (CUB), a subsidiary of SABMiller, and the University of Adelaide have announced a joint research initiative to investigate the impact of barley quality on key attributes of the brewing process and beer quality. Researchers from the University … Read more

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Beer marketer hops into top job

Seasoned beer marketer Richard Oppy has been confirmed as Marketing Director at Carlton & United Breweries (CUB). CUB’s Chief Operating Officer Mike Walsh said Oppy has the experience and enthusiasm to lead the marketing team through what has become a … Read more

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