The bank levy for domestic violence is politics at its most cynical
If you want to tax the banks, tax the banks. Hiding behind battered women is vile.
Labor pledges $60 million to help domestic violence survivors:@David_Speers: There’s no doubt domestic violence is a big issue, but this banking fairness fund needs to be called for what it is, a new tax. The banks should be nervous.
— Sky News Australia (@SkyNewsAust) March 4, 2019
BTW: These are the latest figures regarding corporate tax paid by Australian companies.
If they earned $30 bn in profits and paid no tax there’d be reason to complain.
There really isn’t. They’re a soft target. And that’s a bad excuse. Click to see the more-readable original.
This is Shorten’s original policy announcement of a tax on the banks.
Sleeping Giants revealed
News has been hunting down Sleeping Giants – their activist antagonist.
And they’ve found the man behind the campaign.
Maybe not much of a shock after all.