Australia takes in about half of all working holidaymakers who enter OECD countries.
Unscrupulous employers who exploit migrant labour are posing a large threat to the continued contribution that immigrant workers make to the agricultural industry, a new report reveals.
Backpackers will lose 95% of their superannuation while other workers from overseas retain theirs.
The government's changes to the so called "backpacker tax" will mean these holidaying workers will have less super than other temporary workers in Australia, creating even more inequality.
Scott Morrison said the backbench committee had been consulted and were happy with the backpacker changes.
The government will impose an increase in the departure tax and claw back more superannuation from holiday makers departing Australia.
Barnaby Joyce recently said a resolution of the backpacker tax issue was imminent.
Federal cabinet on Tuesday is due to consider a compromise on the backpacker tax, as the government moves to clear away the issue as soon as possible.
By increasing their numbers within the government, the Nationals were the surprise success story of the election, with a very locally focused campaign.
Backpackers have always been treated as non-residents for tax purposes.
Backpackers always were treated as non-residents for tax purposes, that's why changes aren't necessary.
There is a view that Malcolm Turnbull mightn’t be ‘one of us’ but is a viable leader.
While the Coalition accusingly targets Labor for “class war” politics, Tuesday’s Essential poll reinforces the fact that Australians think there are classes and tag themselves and political parties to…