Beer tax hike hits pubs

A 2.1% increase in beer tax has dealt another blow to beleaguered Queensland pubs and clubs.

Australia has the 4th highest beer tax in the world, with prices rising twice a year for the past 35 years. In six months beer taxes have increased 2.1%, triggering a call for urgent action by the Australian Hotels Association (AHA), Clubs Australia and the Brewers Association, and Townsville pubs and clubs. The hospitality industry,…

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