Employers need to register before January 1 to apply the new 15 cents in the dollar tax rate. We hope confusion around the change is minimised to avoid media creating a story around problems in implementation.
More information and registration details can be found here:
Julian Leger of YHA Australia and BYTAP who has been continuously lobbying the government says “I’d like to take the opportunity to thank you all for your support over the long 18 month campaign and participating in three reviews. We got there in the end and have a good foundation to regrow the program, a lower visa fee at $390 (but not until 1 July 2017) and $10M of Tourism Australia initiatives over the next three years”