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While we are waiting for hearing transcripts to be published in the Australian Senate inquiry into tax avoidance and aggressive minimisation, here are a few 'facts' on record

April 9, 2015 - 15:15 -- Admin

This post is updated as new information becomes available.According to the Australian Taxation Office:In 2012-13, corporate tax revenue collections totalled $66.9 billion, 28.3% of the $236.6 billion in total income tax revenue, making it the second largest contributor to the tax revenue base after individuals…..

Australian journalist Andrew Bolt and News Corp get their comeuppance

April 6, 2015 - 00:15 -- Admin

Although News Corp tried to spin the outcome of this defamation case reported in The Age on 2 March 2015, the first judgment (set out below) delivered in this matter clearly shows why it had to settle. Human rights lawyer George Newhouse has won his defamation case against controversial News Corp blogger Andrew Bolt. In the NSW Supreme Court on Thursday, Justice Lucy McCallum ordered a verdict for Mr Newhouse and said News Corp was to pay his legal costs.

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