Decline in labour following ‘backpacker tax’

THE "backpacker tax" is one of the "single worst policy decisions" made by the Federal Government, says Nutrano Produce Group's Sunraysia operations manager Tania Chapman.

The Federal Government introduced the controversial policy in 2016, which scrapped the tax-free threshold of $18,200 and replaced it with a 15 per cent tax-rate on all income up to $37,000, for working holiday makers.

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