On 14 November,
the Senate passed legislation changing the way GST revenue is distributed
amongst the States and Territories. Our expert and dedicated team in Revenue
and Intergovernmental Relations here in Treasury have put in an enormous amount
of work, over many years, into making the case for GST reform to deliver a fair
share of the GST to Western Australia.
Detailed information can be found in our
2017-18 Annual Report Case Study: Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into
Horizontal Fiscal Equalisation (p34).
passage of these historic laws Western Australia’s Treasurer, Hon. Ben Wyatt
released this media statement.