Australian backpacker tax ruled illegal

Thursday, October 31, 2019 - 4:24pm

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Backpackers travelling through Australia under working holiday visas have been paying an extra 15% tax since 2017. A judge has now ruled the tax illegal, saying it was a disguised form of discrimination based on nationality. The World’s Bianca Hillier spoke with people impacted by the tax.