Hostel owner caught in limbo

MILDURA International­ Backpackers hostel owner John George says he hopes Federal Parliament reaches an agreement over the proposed backpacker tax.

Mr George said a 15 per cent tax was better than a 19 per cent.

He said the Federal Government’s inability to reach a decision over the backpacker tax meant he had been opting to renew his lease one month at a time, instead of a 12-month commitment.

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