'Don't want to avoid this issue': AMA head says sugar tax hitting low SES groups is expected

Olivia Ireland
By Olivia Ireland
May 10 2022 - 7:30pm
Australia Medical Association president Dr Omar Khorshid. Picture: Paul Scambler

An ACT specific study has found a tax on sugary drinks will disproportionately hit low socio-economic Canberra communities, but experts are saying this is not a bad thing.

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Olivia Ireland

Olivia is a reporter for the Canberra Times. She has covered local news, arts, education and business and is beginning her rotation with Federal Politics. Olivia started as an intern in August 2021 and began her career with the Times after completing her studies at the ANU in November 2021.

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