Tag Archive: Tax

Tax Review and the Big Picture

by Roy Hay, Sports and Editorial Services Australia (SESA)


Contemplating current events, historians, I suspect, often feel ‘This is where I came in’. Having cut my teeth on David Lloyd George’s ‘People’s Budget’ in 1909, his land tax campaign in 1913, and the aborted attempt at reform of local government taxation in Read more »

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Mining, Myths and making it up in Western Australia

by Andrew Thackrah, Postgraduate candidate, School of Humanities, University of Western Australia


Following then prime minister Kevin Rudd’s announcement in May that the Commonwealth Government would introduce a new 40% ‘super-profits’ tax on the profits of some mining companies, a wave of hysteria swept through sections of the political class Read more »

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