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There is nothing. There is no God and no universe, there is only empty space, and in it a lost and homeless and wandering and companionless and indestructible Thought. And I am that thought. And God, and the Universe, and Time, and Life, and Death, and Joy and Sorrow and Pain only a grotesque and brutal dream, evolved from the frantic imagination of that same Thought.
Mark Twain (letter to Joseph Twichell after his wife's death)
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Australia Institute & NCOSS agree on something  
My Comment
All fines are already calculated on a "Units" system.

If you make each Unit = X% of *pre-tax* income, instead of $X , this makes the system MORE equal - similar pain, similar deterrence, e.g. 1 weeks' income for ABC floor cleaner and 1 weeks income for ABC General Manager, for people in different circumstances.
Individuals can already argue particular personal reasons for lowering an amount, this shouldn't change.

I'd prefer this applies to all fines, not just vehicle-related ones.

It would be interesting to work out those that apply to "non-natural persons", such as companies fined for pollution.

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