A trial program will provide free period products in schools in New South Wales, like South Australia and Victoria already do. The rest of Australia must follow suit.
NSW Liberal Treasurer Dominic Perrottet said after the meeting that “all states and territories put forward the strong view” the bill must include this.
Period product brands may appear all ‘woke’ and taboo busting, but we shouldn’t forget they helped create the taboos in the first place.
The government’s hands are tied on taxing tampons, but there are alternatives.