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Terms of Reference
On 21 June 2013, 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 2015-16.
Further information on the additional terms of reference requesting advice on the treatment of large and volatile State revenues.
The report was provided to the Treasurer on Friday 27 February 2015, in accordance with the terms of reference. The Treasurer released the report to the States on 2 April 2015. The report was released publicly on 9 April 2015.
Response to Treasurer's letter on treatment of large and volatile state revenues
On 6 May 2015 the Treasurer accepted the Commission’s recommendations of GST revenue sharing relativities to apply in 2015-16.