It is well known that Australia has one of the most complex industrial relations systems in the world, with over 120 modern awards. Many argue the complexity is one of the primary drivers of recent wage underpayment disclosure.
The widespread adoption of electric vehicles will significantly reduce Australia’s carbon footprint and it is important we have the right incentives to encourage better choices for our environment.
In many areas of public policy there is pressure on legislators and regulators to take action when the speed of change, often technological, has left laws far behind.
With calls for tax reform to regenerate the economy in full swing, one could be forgiven for overlooking the fact there are considerable incentives already in place.
It’s doubtful that payroll tax will be at the forefront of Victorian voters’ minds when they go to polls on Saturday. But it might be an important outcome of the…2