AMONG THE CHANGES ANNOUNCED ARE:
A tax rate of 19 per cent from the first dollar earned up to $37,000.
Requiring all employers to register with the Australian Taxation Office to ensure the 19 per cent tax rate is met.
Extending the time backpackers can work for the same employer from six months to 12 months.
Reducing the visa application charge by $50 to $390 to lower the cost of coming to Australia.
Extending the eligible age of visa sub-class 4117 and 462 holders from 30 to 35.