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Impact of the Governments Plan for a New Tax System on Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities Report Prepared by ATSIC January 1999 The Allen Consulting Group

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Title

Impact of the Governments Plan for a New Tax System on Rural and Remote Indigenous Communities Report Prepared by ATSIC January 1999 The Allen Consulting Group

Other title

Tabled paper 965

Collection

Tabled Papers for 8th Assembly 1997 - 2001; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT

Date

1999-02-16

Description

Tabled by Sydney Stirling

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Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

File type

application/pdf

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https://www.legislation.gov.au/Series/C1968A00063

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/295731

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/394614

Page content

I m p a c t o f a N e w T a x S y s t e m o n R u r a l a n d R e m o t e I n d i g e n o u s C o m m u n i t i e Figure A1.1 Average Income & Expenditure of Communities Surveyed ^ 4 52 3vj $44.13 4%] S50.4S Fuel & Power I 5% 1 S74.89 Household items Other Transport Savings Clothing & Footwear Housing (Rent) Alcohol & Tobacco Food Average Income 6% i S76.78 6% | SSI.7S 9% SI 17.99 200 535.33 S 1.362.82 600 300 Average S per fortnight The average fortnightly income of an Indigenous household (6.5 persons) in the locations surveyed is $1,362.82. Of this amount, food (39 per cent) and tobacco and alcohol (20 per cent) are the largest items of expenditure, followed by rent and home loan costs at 9 per cent. 'l 'hi A llen C o n s u l t i n g C r o u p 22