We tax alcohol, pokies and cigarettes - sugar is long overdue

By The Canberra Times
Updated April 24 2018 - 12:37pm, first published December 31 2017 - 9:06am

No doubt some of our nation's parliamentarians woke up this morning to find their New Year's resolutions didn't make it through the night. No matter. Here's a suggestion that should sustain them for the full 12 months ahead: make this the year Canberra slaps a tax on sugar.