“Cheap schooners and pints at the pub would be a thing of the past under a radical tax hike proposed to the Turnbull government by anti-alcohol lobbyists.
“The excise on all alcohol would rise by 10 per cent, while the tax on draught beer – discounted since 2001 – would be lifted to match that imposed on packaged beer at bottleshops.”
‘The end of cheap beer: radical alcohol tax plan put to government”
Sydney Morning Herald
January 3, 2018