Monthly Archives: December 2016

Government Delivers 15% Backpacker Tax with Greens Support

The Australian Government has successfully delivered a last-minute deal on the controversial “backpacker tax”, thanks to assistance in the Senate from the Greens Party. In exchange for a series of concessions and new measures—which some experts say could cost the budget more than Labor’s original proposal—the Greens agreed to push the legislation through the Senate… Read More