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2020 Review

Terms of Reference

On 29 November 2016, the Commission received terms of reference asking it to review the methods used to calculate the relativities for distributing the pool of Goods and Services Tax (GST) among the States and Territories, to apply from 2020-21. The Commission received supplementary terms of reference on 6 October 2019 relating to the mining revenue assessment.

Methodology Review (PDF 494 KB)



Draft Report
Consultation on specific issues
Staff draft assessment papers
Staff research papers
The Principle of HFE and its Implementation
Quality assurance strategic plan
Work Program


New issues

On 8 October 2019, Commission staff released a discussion paper on new issues for the 2020 Review. Submissions are due 22 November 2019.

New issues (PDF 719 KB) New issues (DOCX 146 KB)