Backpacker law hope: Broad confident Senate will pass reduced tax Bill

MEMBER for Mallee Andrew Broad says he’s confident the Senate will pass legislation reducing the backpacker tax from 19 per cent to 15 per cent this week.

Mr Broad said he was the one who pushed for the compromise on the tax over the weekend, even though he did not have the support of all his National Party colleagues.

“It is my doing, I represent the Mallee, first and foremost,” he said.

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