Nurses and midwives urge federal government to be bold

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has joined a chorus of civil society groups raising concerns over the apparent winding back and delay on draft legislation that would have helped to stymie tax dodging by multinational corporations. Efforts were being made to enact mandatory public Country-by-Country Reporting for large corporations operating in Australia from […]

Tax avoidance leaks question the real agenda of privatisation

The Mossack Fonseca tax avoidance leaks reported on 4 Corners last night not only reveal the inadequacy of tax avoidance laws in Australia but also raise serious concerns around privatisation. NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA), General Secretary, Brett Holmes, said questions have to be asked around the privatisation of our health services and the […]

ACTU Executive tax resolution passed as GST debate ignores 11 million workers

Unions have committed to fighting tax policies that benefit corporations but ignore around 11 million low and middle income workers who face a significant increase to their cost of living under a GST increase. The ACTU Executive yesterday passed a resolution to campaign strongly as part of the Build a Better Future campaign for a […]

Report shows tax avoidance by US multinationals costing Australia

A group of Australian public sector trade unions have welcomed a new report, released in Europe overnight, which highlights the need for governments around the globe to urgently address international corporate tax system loopholes. The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA), Community and Public Sector Union (CPSU), Community and Public Sector Union – State Public […]

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