Hort resists GST increase

Andrew Marshall
Updated November 23 2015 - 2:39pm, first published 10:48am
Persimmons Australia chairman Brett Guthrey, Cobbitty, NSW says consumers could resist paying more for fresh produce if the GST was broadened to fresh food.
Persimmons Australia chairman Brett Guthrey, Cobbitty, NSW says consumers could resist paying more for fresh produce if the GST was broadened to fresh food.

HORTICULTURE producers are warning of a likely surge in food imports if Australia broadens the goods and services tax (GST) to include fresh and packaged grocery lines.

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Andrew Marshall

National agribusiness writer for Fairfax Agricultural Media.

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