AUSTRALIA: Brewers reject "dishonest" claim by PM
Prime Minister John Howard told an Australian Radio station he does not trust Australian brewers to pass on refunded beer taxes to charity, if the senate vetoes a controversial rise in beer excise. "They have run a very dishonest campaign on this," Howard told Sydney Radio when interviewed about the pledge by brewers to put any windfall into a trust fund for charities if the government abandons the rise in beer excise.
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