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In a win for the Australian Tax Office (ATO), a full bench of the Federal Court has ruled the Government’s controversial backpacker tax is not discriminatory. Key points: The Federal [...] read more...

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There are warnings a sharp drop off in working holiday visa makers will have severe consequences for Australia’s agriculture and tourism industries. Australia’s tourism and farming sectors wil... read more...

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