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The Victorian government's mental health tax is set to become law

Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas speaks in the Legislative Assembly at the Victorian State Parliament in Melbourne Source: AAP

The Victorian government's mental health tax is set to become law after the State Taxation and Mental Health Acts Amendment Bill 2021 passed the Legislative Council 24-14 and will now go to the Governor for royal assent. A new tax on business to help fund a rebuild of Victoria's mental health system has passed the state's upper house 24-14.