Google, Facebook make billions in Australian sales but pay less than $40m in tax

Google Australia says it is still battling the Australian Taxation Office over a tax bill it was hit with two years ago, as it declares $4.3 billion — mostly in advertising revenue from its local customers — that is not being taxed in Australia.

Australia is a casual work nation and many jobs may be automated, OECD says

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development finds Australia has one of the highest rates of casual workers among its 34 member countries, and warns 36 per cent of Australian jobs face a significant or high risk of automation.