Fears beer tax hike could deter Territorians from going out amid rising cost of living


Amid rising costs of living, the price of alcohol will soon go up in line with CPI sparking concern from the hospitality industry.

While grog prices increase each year, the Australian Hotels Association's Stephen Ferguson says it’s starting to take a toll and he fears Territorians will stop going out.

He’s calling on the Federal Government to consider freezing the tax increase.