The first computers used by the ATO were used primarily for issuing the five million refund cheques sent out each year in the mid 1960s.
Assistant Commissioner, Marketing and Communication
Australian Taxation Office
Sally is the Assistant Commissioner responsible for all external Marketing & Communications activities for the ATO.
As a mother to two children, including a teenage son, Sally is passionate about financial literacy and giving students a strong foundation in Australia’s tax and super system. She focuses on innovative ways to empower people to understand their rights and make it easier for them to understand and meet their obligations.
Sally is also known for being the Tax, Super + You competition’s number one supporter, and for encouraging her teams to learn and take inspiration from competition entries to help the ATO better communicate with young people.
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