'Bottom of the harbour' schemes were a form of tax avoidance used in Australia in the 1970s. The 'harbour' referred to was Sydney Harbour, which was near the financial district. Participation in the schemes was made a criminal offence in 1980.
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.