Primary industry suffered severely in the 1930s due to drought and the Depression, so the government introduced three new taxes to support farmers: the flour tax, the wool tax and the apple and pear tax.
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