Make electricity GST-free, senator urges

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(Australian Associated Press)

A Senate crossbencher is calling for GST to be removed from electricity bills to save households about $200 a year.

Liberal Democrat David Leyonhjelm queries why water is GST-free but electricity is not, despite both being essential household services.

“Electricity bills are horrendous and getting worse, ” he told reporters in Canberra on Wednesday.

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