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The 2018-19 Queensland Budget earns Hervey Bay a big ‘FAIL’.

by Ted Sorensen
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Sheer disappointment – doesn’t come close to describing what this budget means for Hervey bay. This budget will hurt households with new taxes, debt and rising unemployment. There are five new taxes worth $2.2 billion and none of it is good for business or employment. The increase in land tax set to gather some $311 million, will harm business.  This tax will see an increase in rents, especially in shopping centres and tourism accommodations. The waste tax is set to gather $1.3 billion.  If businesses cannot pass these new taxes on,  they will have no other choice but to cut […]