Alcohol taxation policy in Australia: public health imperatives for action

Helena J Teede
Med J Aust 2009; 190 (12): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2009.tb02650.x
Published online: 15 June 2009

To the Editor: I write in response to the article by Skov on alcohol taxation policy,1 and in the context of the recent defeat of the “alcopops” tax legislation, which is soon to be reintroduced to the Australian Senate.

  • Helena J Teede1,2

  • 1 Jean Hailes Foundation for Women’s Health, Monash University, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 2 Southern Health, Melbourne, VIC.


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