Tourism operators in repreive with backpacker tax axed

Feeling the heat from backbenchers and industry pressure, the government decided to dump its backpacker tax.

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Bruce Rhoades

 

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If implemented, backpackers would have been slugged 32.5 per cent tax on their earnings.

Now they will be taxed 19 per cent.



A rare look into turtle rehab centre

A rare look into turtle rehab centre

Residents will have the opportunity to attend a one-day tour.

QAL Worker puts artistic side of industry on display

QAL Worker puts artistic side of industry on display

A QAL Worker is exhibiting his art at Crow Street during April.

Quality cattle at Miriam Vale Show Sale

Quality cattle at Miriam Vale Show Sale

More than 500 cattle come to hand at biggest sale of the year.

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