Women were employed for the first time at the ATO in 1917 as a result of the increased number of taxes due to the war and the loss of men to the war front.
The story of tax is a short interactive that highlights the direct link between the effectiveness of the tax system and the enrichment of the community.
It can be used as a quick overview of how tax has evolved over time in an Australian context. The interactive includes six pause points with accompanying text.
The story of tax worksheets:The story of tax - PDF version