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Where does a diesel mechanic, including field service, a fitter, an electrician, a driver, a yardie, a trade assistant sit in the Australian income leagues tables?

Where does a diesel mechanic, including field service, a fitter, an electrician, a driver, a yardie, a trade assistant sit in the Australian income leagues tables?

Don Sutherland 27/3/16 I decided to take a close look because early last week the Australian Tax Office (ATO) released to the general public the latest stats on the incomes and income tax paid of Australians. (Click here , and look for Tables 14 and 16) For example, we learned just how little tax was…

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Building Our Navy Ships in Australia: navy uniforms and patriotism

Building Our Navy Ships in Australia: navy uniforms and patriotism

Yesterday, I joined with a bunch of metalworkers who work in Australia’s shipbuilding industry to hand out leaflets about building the next fleet of Australia’s navy ships in Australia, instead of spending taxpayers dollars to import from other countries. Its pretty simple, you would have thought: Australia is an island nation and we have the…

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