"It's one small step for mankind, but a big deal for women. Get onboard! #tampontax" Instagram - Barry Bros

Qld retailers Barry Bros get rid of the 'tampon tax'

A BRISBANE retailer is standing up against the controversial "tampon tax", being the first to scrap the GST on feminine hygiene products.

Brothers Josh and Kris Barry, who run online organic grocer Barry Bros, are hoping their stance will encourage other businesses to follow suit.

Liberal and Labor senators last month voted down an amendment, championed by Greens Senator Larissa Waters, to the Treasury Laws Amendment (GST Low Value Goods) Bill 2017, which would have axed the tampon tax.

Josh said he was "lobbying for common sense".

Read more at the Courier-Mail

News Corp Australia


Looking for investment potential?

Looking for investment potential?

Come inside David Small from First National's Property Pick

REVEALED: The most punctual airline flying to and from Coffs

REVEALED: The most punctual airline flying to and from Coffs

Which of the three major airlines flying from Coff was most punctual

Last chance to ride the Rattler

Last chance to ride the Rattler

This is your last chance to get on-board a piece of railway history

Local Partners