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ABC Radio National

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Background Briefing is investigative journalism at its finest, exploring the issues of the day and examining society in a lively on-the-road documentary style.

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Epidemic of ink

November 2nd, 2013

Episode 7 of 151 episodes

Once the domain of bad boys, bikies and sailors, tattoos are now part of mainstream fashion. Nearly three million Australians have been ‘inked’ and with the surge in popularity concerns are being raised about the toxicity of some of the inks used, as well as a lack of health regulations.

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