International Women’s Day Event

Tasmanian Whisky and Spirits Association and Australian Women in Distilling Association: International Women’s Day Event

Marked annually on March 8th, International Women’s Day (IWD) is one of the most important days of the year to celebrate women’s achievements and raise awareness about women’s equality.

Tuesday, 8th March 2022
6PM – 9PM
Society, 22 Montpelier Retreat, Battery Point, TAS 7004

The theme this year is Break the Bias: Imagine a gender equal world.
A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination.
A world that is diverse, equitable, and inclusive.
A world where difference is valued and celebrated.
Together we can forge women’s equality.
Collectively we can all #BreakTheBias.

The TWSA is partnering with AWDA to celebrate this day
Join us at Society Salamanca on Tuesday, 08 March from 6pm for a welcome cocktail, light food and some great speakers who will share their stories.


Lyn Lark, arguably the most famous name in Australian whisky, Lark was founded by Bill and Lyn Lark, who started the whisky industry in Australia in 1992.

Kristy Lark-Booth, Killara Distillery. Awarded Distiller of the Year 2022 by the Australian Whisky Awards.

Ally Bhana, Cellar Door Manager, Sullivans Cove. Awarded Visitor Attraction, Manager of the Year, Icons of Whisky, 2022, Whisky Magazine.

Erin Cole, Marketing and Social Media Manager, Old Kempton Distillery

Suzy Brett, Distiller and owner, Spring Bay Distillery and

Caroline Asford, “The Gin Queen”.