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Old 10-05-2004, 04:56 AM
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Originally Posted by jmh
Every car which costs more than 56.000 AUS will incure a special luxury tax , also if the car (or at least the majority of parts) are not from Australia a special "uplift" will be applied. Basically owning a European car in Australia is VERY expensive. An Audi A4 1.8T will cost you appr ~60.000AUS, a BMW M3 will run you appr 130.000AUS.
Isn't this kind of protectionism illegal in most developed countries?

I agree it's a nice place to live (BTDT). But if only sunshine would pay the bills, there'd be no need to live anywhere else...
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