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.

Just eight of 170 chemical regulator staff accept offer to go bush for Barnaby

A Senate hearing is told the agency at the centre of Barnaby Joyce's controversial decentralisation scheme has convinced just eight of 170 staff to move from Canberra to Armidale.