Treasurer Joe Hockey announced on Friday that 10% GST will be applied to all products and services coming into Australia.
Joe Hockey said the government will now send bureaucrats around the world to ask individual companies to apply the GST to their Australian sales.
And after a high-profile campaign to get the GST on tampons removed, the treasurer confirmed that it will remain, because all the states couldn't come to an agreement.
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