"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

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