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.
Tax 101 explores the reasons tax is collected and examines how governments use tax to provide services needed by the community, and the role of the ATO. Choose a topic to investigate or use the breadcrumbs to return to the course overview page.