Treasurer agrees to 15pc backpacker tax compromise

Colin Bettles
Updated November 28 2016 - 11:48am, first published 9:50am
Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison.
Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison.

FEDERAL Treasurer Scott Morrison has announced support for a compromised 15 per cent backpacker tax that he’s hopeful will pass federal parliament this week during the final sitting week of 2016.

Colin Bettles

Colin Bettles

Canberra Bureau Chief

Has been the Canberra Bureau Chief for Fairfax Agricultural Media since 2010 - survived the hung parliament - former media manager at Western Australian Cricket Association now covering national agricultural and rural issues in federal politics.

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