Pointless alcoholic drinks now taxed more highly

Now, I’d love to think that my little voice had some influence, but I have no delusions of grandeur: The Australian Commonwealth Government raised taxes on RTDs this week by 70%. I’m having trouble finding a press release about it, so here are links to two media reports [1], [2].

No social initiatives to change broader social behaviour, just channelling of the extra income to preventative health measures.