Good morning, early birds. The ATO claims taxpayers are dodging significantly more tax than corporations. Plus, Queensland take a consolatory win in the State of Origin. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner will overhaul Australia's privacy code in response to controversy over Centrelink's debt notices.
Ebay has threatened that it will cut off Australian consumers rather than be forced to collect GST. But the Australian Retailers Association is threatening MPs who dare vote against the proposal that it is paying close attention.
Centrelink has taken to some Brandis-level redefining of the English language to claim that debt notices are just "clarification" letters.
What do Western Australia, Justin Gleeson, Alan Bond and the ATO have in common? The latest George Brandis scandal.
An ATO employee has been using a work computer to whitewash the Wikipedia page of a South Korean cult, whose leader is in prison for multiple counts of rape. Freelance journalist John Power reports.
Subs dropping at The Oz ... pay to listen to your boss ... Pyne a man of letters ...
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