Pages tagged by "reform"

2000: A new tax system

In 1995, John Howard, the newly elected leader of the Opposition, reflecting on the Coalition’s loss of the 1993 federal election on the back of the Labor...

1985 reform of the Australian tax system

After the tumult of the Whitlam government, the Fraser government (1975-1983) saw consolidation with less reform. The 1975 Asprey report remained largely...

Post-war tax reviews and the Asprey Blueprint

After World War II, international attention turned to economic reconstruction and the transition back to peace-time. As Australia settled into the 1950s...

Early federation reviews and 1942 income tax unification

In Australia’s first five decades as a Federation, tax reform efforts were driven by the need to establish robust revenue bases for a growing nation and...

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