31 Mar 11 Government announces review of GST distribution amongst States
In a joint media release issued on 30 March 2011, the Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, and the Treasurer, Wayne Swan, announced that the Government has commissioned a review of the distribution of revenue from the Goods and Services Tax to the States and Territories. It has appointed Nick Greiner, John Brumby and Bruce Carter to conduct the review.
The Review will provide an interim report to the Treasurer by February 2012 and a final report by September 2012.
The Review will not affect the distribution of the GST revenue in 2011-12 or 2012-13.