REGIONAL farmers can rest easy after an announcement today from the federal government that the controversial 32.5 per cent ‘Backpacker Tax’ will be implemented at a reduced rate of 19 per cent

Madeline Link
Updated September 28 2016 - 12:03pm, first published September 27 2016 - 1:42pm
The federal government has backed down on its proposed 32.5 per cent 'Backpacker Tax'.
The federal government has backed down on its proposed 32.5 per cent 'Backpacker Tax'.

REGIONAL farmers can rest easy after an announcement on Tuesday from the federal government that the controversial 32.5 per cent ‘Backpacker Tax’ will be implemented at a reduced rate of 19 per cent.

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Madeline Link

Madeline Link

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Madeline Link is a journalist at the Newcastle Herald, with a focus on Lake Macquarie City Council. To keep up with my stories, follow my Twitter @madeline_link, for tips email madeline.link@newcastleherald.com.au.

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