A lament for lost fuel excise indexation

Like most taxes, indexation would proportionately hit those on the lowest incomes hardest. Yet we shouldn't continue to under-price petrol, with all the negative externalities that entails.


The real damage from the Treasurer’s blunder on petrol prices last week was the serious setback it gave to the case for restoring indexation of the fuel excise.


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