Barley Australia Ltd is a non-profit, independent organisation set up to provide
- accreditation of malting barley varieties grown in Australia
- leadership in industry
- market focus in barley breeding for future varieties
- management of end use market R&D projects - currently Pilot Brewing Australia
- increased recognition and international competitiveness of quality Australian barley through the introduction of trademarking and an assured quality supply chain.
Barley Australia is the peak industry body for barley, It was established in early 2005 by Barrett Burston Malting Co, Joe White Maltings Ltd, GrainCorp Ltd, Kirin Australia, ABB Grain, and GrainPool Pty Ltd. Barley Australia is now supported and is wholly funded by the following companies: