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  • Alcohol Stakeholder Group

    The Alcohol Stakeholder Group discusses the management and administration of the tax system, with a particular focus on excise duties, excise equivalent goods and wine equalisation tax.

    The ATO consultation protocol underpins our consultation framework arrangements.


    The secretariat of the Alcohol Stakeholder Group can be contacted by email at


    Group membership details are listed below.




    Tony Poulakis (Chair), Excise Centre, Private Wealth


    Rowena Troth (Secretariat), Excise Centre, Private Wealth


    Andrew McIver, Excise Centre, Private Wealth


    Caraline Hill, Excise Centre, Private Wealth


    Claudia Bianco, ATO Corporate


    Margaret Whelan, Excise Centre, Private Wealth

    The Treasury


    Australian Border Force


    Accolade Wines Australia Ltd


    Angove's Proprietary Ltd


    Asahi Holdings (Australia) Pty Ltd


    Australian Distillers' Association


    Australian Grape and Wine Incorporated


    Brewers Association of Australia


    Brown-Forman Australia Pty Ltd


    CUB Pty Ltd


    Cider Australia


    Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd




    Coopers Brewery Ltd


    Diageo Australia Ltd


    Gage Roads Brewing Co Ltd


    Independent Brewers' Association


    Lion Ltd


    Manildra Group


    Metcash Trading Ltd


    Pernod Ricard


    Samuel Smith and Son Pty Ltd


    Spirits and Cocktails Australia


    Stone and Wood Brewing Company Pty Ltd


    Tarac Australia Pty Ltd


    Taylor Ferguson Pty Ltd


    The Drinks Association


    Treasury Wine Estates Ltd


    Vok Beverages Pty Ltd


    Wilmar BioEthanol (Australia) Pty Ltd


    Wine Australia


    Woolworths Ltd


    Key messages

    Key messages from meetings held in the last three years are available below.

    For prior key messages email and specify what you require.

    Last modified: 13 Feb 2020QC 43748