Northern Territory

Apr 16, 2018

When the NT was Australia’s premier domestic tax haven – part one

Doing the Darwin Shuffle was big in the '70s. No, it wasn't a dance move. The Darwin Shuffle is an avoidance scheme that operated in the NT from at least the early 1970s through to the 1980s and had serious political ramifications.

Bob Gosford — Editor of The Northern Myth

Bob Gosford

Editor of The Northern Myth

Shane Stone (left) and Graeme Lewis

This is the first of several articles drawn from research into political fundraising in the NT – here dealing with an early and as yet undocumented aspect of Northern Territory economic history. 

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