The first new tax introduced after Federation was the Bank Notes Tax Act 1910 which introduced an Australian currency. It imposed a 10% tax on bank notes that had been previously issued privately. The new national currency first appeared in December 1910.
About the Tax, Super + You competition
The Tax, Super + You competition invites high school students in Year 7 - 12 to pitch creative ideas on how to encourage their friends to understand the value of tax and super in the community. The competition supports learning outcomes in key subject areas and is a fun and exciting way to learn about tax and super. There are also cash prizes for students and their school.
Stay tuned to the Tax, Super + You website for news about the 2019 competition.
You can also see competition prize winners from previous years here.