Nurses and midwives want no GST on health!

The NSW Nurses and Midwives’ Association (NSWNMA) has called on the Federal Government to rule out the possibility of extending the Goods and Services Tax (GST) to healthcare in Australia. This morning members of the NSWNMA gathered outside the Tax Reform Summit, underway at the InterContinental Sydney, to urge Ministers, Premiers, business leaders, economists, financial […]

Tax debate must be about fairness not profits

Unions welcome further discussion on tax reform but the focus must be on creating a more equitable system, not a bonanza for the wealthy. Change is urgently needed as the current system is unfair and skewed to benefit the wealthy. The Government would save billions of dollars every year by reducing superannuation concessions for high […]

Levy is distraction politics

Unions say a proposed tax that will hurt workers and small business is ‘distraction politics’ to divert attention from upcoming savage cuts and tax dollars flowing to big business. ACTU President Ged Kearney said “The Government is cutting tax on big mining companies while planning to raise tax on low-and-middle income earners and small business.” […]

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