TITLE

Criminal fee increase

AUTHOR(S)
Hadley, Melissa
PUB. DATE
December 2006
SOURCE
Travel Weekly Australia;12/8/2006, Issue 30, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Queensland travel agency licensees are being hit with another licensing red tape, which they claim as a "tax grab" by the government. According to the author, the Office of Fair Trading will ask from agents an extra payment of $35.50 on their annual license renewal statement for a compulsory criminal history check. Amid comments, a Minister or Fair Trading spokesman said that it is part of agents' license fees and it is going to improve the industry.
ACCESSION #
23679761

 

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