16 ways to tackle obesity — and a booze tax is top of the list

A new tax on alcohol which could see the cost of cask wine rise by more than 100 per cent would be the most cost-effective way for the Australian Government to address the nation's growing obesity crisis, a team of health economists at Deakin University in Melbourne concludes.

Coalition’s controversial backpacker tax could be killed by the courts

An international tax accounting company hopes to know by February if its legal challenge to the backpacker tax will see the controversial measure overturned.