AUS: Senate rebellion may scupper RTD drinks tax

By just-drinks.com editorial team | 26 February 2009

A 70% tax hike on ready-to-drink alcoholic beverages in Australia is on a knife-edge as the government faces widespread rebellion in the country's Senate.

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A 70% tax hike on ready-to-drink alcoholic beverages in Australia is on a knife-edge as the government faces widespread rebellion in the country's Senate.

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