Core Purpose

To promote, represent and advance the interests of beer brewers in Australia and New Zealand.



To see the celebration of beer through responsible consumption and recognition of its contribution to social wellbeing and economic value to the community.



The Brewers Association is overseen by a four member Board of Principals.


Dr Tim Cooper AM

Brewers Association
Managing Director,
Coopers Brewery

Ari Mervis

Deputy Chairman,
Brewers Association
Chief Executive Officer at Carlton & United Breweries  and  Managing Director
SABMiller Asia Pacific

James Brindley

Managing Director
LionCo Beer, Spirits & Wine Australia

Andy Routley

Managing Director
DB Breweries