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Now they’ve gone too far! Petrol is one thing—beer is another thing entirely

The Daily Telegraph

beer.jpg Beer prices [in Australia] rise by up to 10 cents a schooner this week as inflation and rising fuel prices continue to hurt [Australian wallets]. Hit by an inflation-linked excise rise as they struggle with higher transport costs, publicans have defended the coming price rises, which also will apply to spirits, as a bid to break even.

Australian Hotels Association general manager Ian Horne said yesterday that the association’s recommended price rises, to be announced this week, would not increase pub profits. “Each venue must make its own decision,” he said.

July 31, 2006 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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