Jennifer Doggett | Alcopops memo to the Senate: It’s the taste, stupid

Jennifer Doggett argues that the Government has got it right with the alcopop tax and explains why the volumetric tax proposed by the Opposition is not a better answer.

If the price of opera tickets goes up, no-one expects opera buffs to trade in their subscriptions for a season pass to their local hip-hop club. Neither should we expect people’s tastes in alcohol to switch at a wave of the Treasurer’s wand.

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