Coles supermarkets have announced they're cutting the price of pads and tampons by 10% to off set the GST placed on them by the federal government. It's a smart campaign that's going under the banner:
"You shouldn't be taxed for being a woman", is expected to save us about $6.5 million a year.
According to the Herald Sun:
It follows market research in which almost three in four female customers said the tax was unfair.Women's Electoral Lobby national chair Eva Cox said female sanitary items were essential health products……