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The goon show: How the tax system works to subsidise cheap wine and alcohol consumption

The Australia Institute – This paper presents an overview of the Wine Equalisation Tax (WET) in Australia, with modelling which shows shows that if wine were taxed in the same way as other alcoholic drinks instead of wholesale value, an extra $1.4 billion in tax revenue would be raised.

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The liquor industry

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) are the leading preventable cause of non-genetic, developmental disability in Australia. The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education (FARE)’s Australian FASD Action Plan 2013-2016 presents a costed plan of action addressing five priority areas that target FASD across the spectrum, from prevention of the condition to management across the lifespan.