Opinion: Taxing times


Parliament: Not seeing the wood for the trees when it comes to the backpacker tax.
Parliament: Not seeing the wood for the trees when it comes to the backpacker tax.

It’s no wonder Australian voters are fed up with the major parties.

Parliament has spent a week trying to tax backpackers who would otherwise spend all their money on tourism in Australia, while more than 600 of Australia’s largest corporations pay no tax.

COLIN HUGHES, Greenmount.