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  • Fact 15

    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.

Higher education loan program (HELP)

The Australian Government contributes towards the education of eligible students by funding government-supported places at universities. Eligible students may be able to study now and pay later by using a HELP loan to pay their student contribution.

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