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Previous entitlements to a tax-free income are being revoked for public servants under changes announced in the 2015-16 federal budget. For many staff members, it's an unwelcome change to a budget that has already hit Australia’s foreign aid program hard.
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Lisa Cornish is a freelance data journalist based in Canberra, Australia. Lisa formerly worked with News Corp Australia as a data journalist for the national network and was published throughout Australia in major metropolitan and regional newspapers, including the Daily Telegraph in Melbourne, Herald Sun in Melbourne, Courier-Mail in Brisbane and online through news.com.au. Lisa has recently been awarded the 2014 Journalist of the Year by the New South Wales Institute of Surveyors.