The Commission's Occasional Papers provide an overview of topical and background issues associated with horizontal fiscal equalisation, the distribution of the GST pool, and the role of the Commission.
The first of the papers, released in December 2020, looks at the COVID-19 pandemic.
|Occasional paper COVID-19 (PDF 308KB)||Occasional paper COVID-19 (DOCX 134KB)|
The second paper, released in April 2021, discusses GST distribution and state and territory tax reform.
|Occasional paper GST distribution and state tax reform (PDF 264KB)||Occasional paper GST distribution and state tax reform (DOCX 130KB)|
The third paper, released in July 2021, discusses mining revenue and the GST distribution.
|Occasional paper mining revenue and the GST distribution (PDF 231K)||Occasional paper mining revenue and the GST distribution (DOCX 121KB)|