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Duty-Free shops are placed in such a way that travelers must leave the country of origin (sale). Australia is no exception. Duty-free shops (or stores) are retail outlets that are exempt from the payment of certain local or national taxes and duties, on the requirement that the goods sold will be sold to travelers who will take them out of the country. ...


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In short, it's because of taxation. In the Commonwealth of Australia's Parliamentary Debates of 1904 (p.8534), The Honourable Chris Watson (who went on to become the 3rd Prime Minister) made a statement about the brewers of Sydney strongly objecting to a proposal for an excise duty on beer. The sentiment amongst Sydney's brewers was that the additional ...


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Why is alcohol so expensive in Australia? It is mostly due to taxation. But not all of it is. The World Health Organisation’s latest Global Alcohol Report put Australia in the second-highest band of alcohol consumption: total per capita consumption is between 10 and 12.4 litres of pure alcohol a year. According to the Australian Hotels Association, ...


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Why don't you do the work yourself. Google lists about 15 craft breweries in downtown Melbourne. I would have to say that's probably the most up to date list


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