Commentators of all persuasions agree that Australia will probably get a consumption tax before long. Both major parties are thought privately to endorse the idea, though they publicly disowned it in the campaign. Peter Groenewegen is a longtime left advocate of the consumption tax road. Here he argues that it's time the Left made up its mind on the issue.
Recommended CitationGroenewegen, Peter, The Election Issue That Wasn't, Australian Left Review, 1(116), 1990, 30-35.