is a growing network of individuals and organisations calling for fairer tax systems.
We are the Australian arm of the international Tax Justice Network.
For every $1 in aid to developing countries, several dollars slip out through tax dodging. That is money which should be spent building hospitals and schools.Learn more about tax evasion »
Tax revenue enables governments to provide essential services such as health and education as well as infrastructure such as roads and transport.Read the case studies »
Tax evasion deprives everyday people of these vital services.
In developing countries, this can mean the difference between life and death.
Join the Tax Justice Network to call on the Australian Government for greater transparency on corporate tax.
Jul 03, 2017 The Tax Justice Network – Australia (referred to as TJN) was impressed with quality of analysis in the Callaghan Review, but seriously disappointed in its recommendations to not make any substantive and necessary reforms to existing projects. The Review backed up the analysis put forward by TJN, but completely capitulated to the trumped-up claims of sovereign risk put forward by the industry. The PRRT has been changed at least 9 times already, each time to the benefit of the industry, and no concerns of sovereign risk were raised before. There is plenty of hypocrisy in play here to preserve an incredibly beneficial fiscal regime for the oil and gas industry and one that very clearly deprives Australians of a fair share of revenue....
by introducing laws and reforming tax regimes to ensure that multinational corporations pay their fair share of tax both here in Australia and overseas.
by introducing laws that would require mining companies to report their profits, income and tax paid in every country where they are based.
by making it illegal for companies operating in Australia to pay bribes in any form anywhere in the world.
making it harder for companies to hide profit by using shell companies so that developing countries are not cheated out of their fair share of tax revenue.