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Should we get rid of the tampon tax in Australia?

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In July, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that bans taxing menstrual products. He said it was a matter of social and economic justice.

In accordance with Australia’s Goods and Services Tax (GST), menstrual products are taxed as a luxury item.

But should we get rid of the the tampon tax in Australia?

Shannon Schubert investigates. 

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