Expensive labour costs are not deductible for GST purposes. Therefore service- type private enterprise which relies on humans to provide the significant proportion of the value of the good sold, pay large amounts of GST. In many instances removing most of the cash from the business.
The high cost of labour, although factored into the high cost of the final good, is not applicable for GST-deduction.Therefore, labour-oriented industries of any type are punished through the GST system for employing. Of course GST is payable even as a business goes broke so once the downturn starts, labour- oriented workplaces hit the wall pretty fast.
You asked a while ago the very pertinent question of who would want to invest in a country where bank-robbers are in charge. This time your implied question is: Who would like to live and work in a country where servants get paid more than their masters? The answer to this second one is equally obvious: Servants would! So welcome to the new Australia, the old country continent now run by bank-robbers and primarily enjoyed by menial servants. If this doesn’t make you feel better about your lot, then consider your alternatives if and where you can find them..