Judging Panel: Sally Bektas




Sally Bektas
Assistant Commissioner
Marketing and Communications
Australian Taxation Office


Sally has worked in diverse roles in the private sector, as well as for the Australian Federal Government. Since joining the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) in 2000, Sally has worked in a variety of business lines, including Private Groups and High Wealth Individuals, Micro Enterprise and Individuals and Personal Tax. Sally’s key achievements include being involved in shaping the vision and future strategies for Reinventing the ATO. As the Assistant Commissioner in Marketing and Communications, Sally leads a team to provide marketing and communication strategies and campaigns that target specific audiences. Strategies that provide solutions that are client-focused, integrated, high quality, innovative and creative.
  • Fact 8

    In 1910, the Commonwealth Government introduced a land tax to provide for more defence spending and to prepare for the increase in migration. The land tax was chosen to encourage large-scale land owners to subdivide their land and sell it to small-scale settlers.

Property rates

Taxes levied by local governments on property owners.

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