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Taxation

Alcohol tax reform needed

La Trobe University researchers have found introducing a minimum unit price (MUP) of $1.30 per standard drink across Australia could dramatically reduce alcohol consumption. Such a policy, already proven successful in Canada and Eastern…

‘Green’ taxes

An analysis of climate policy effectiveness It is believed that carbon dioxide emissions into the atmosphere are mainly regulated by 'direct' economic instruments - the carbon tax and the Emissions Trading System (ETS). However, a…