Glossary beginning with Y

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Youth Allowance search for term

An Australian Government payment to a young person who is undertaking study, training or an apprenticeship, is sick or is looking for work.

  • Fact 5

    In 1917, during World War I, the price of admission into a place of entertainment was taxed. Auditors attended race meetings, theatre and picture shows to ensure the tax was being paid. This tax was also imposed from 1942 to 1953.

Stamp duty

A tax levied by state and territory governments on the purchases of certain assets, for example, property.

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