On 15 March 2021, the Commission published its recommended relativities for distributing the GST among the states and territories in 2021-22. The final report is now available, with a range of supporting information.
The relativities for 2021-22 were produced in accordance with the Commonwealth’s new equalisation arrangements enacted in the Treasury Laws Amendment (Making Sure Every State and Territory Gets Their Fair Share of GST) Act 2018.
Read the latest occasional paper on the New arrangements for distributing GST.
The paper discusses the new way to distribute GST revenue among the states and territories as legislated by the Commonwealth Parliament in 2018.
The occasional paper series aims to improve public understanding of how the GST pool is distributed among states and territories in line with the principal of horizontal fiscal equalisation.