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Intergovernmental Agreement on the Reform of Commonwealth - State Financial Relations


Inquiry status:Past
Date commenced:19 Oct 2005
Tabling date:22 Nov 2006
Date Ended:07 Aug 2008
Committee:Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review Committee
House:Legislative Council
Important Information:
Terms of Reference:This inquiry was referred by the Legislative Council on October 19 2005. The Terms of Reference for the inquiry are set out below:

That the Standing Committee on Uniform Legislation and Statutes Review do inquire into and report on the Intergovernmental Agreement on the Reform of Commonwealth-State Financial Relations including -

(a)the implementation of that Agreement;

(b)any reviews required by that Agreement;

(c)the possible impact of any matters proposed or arising under any review;

(d)any related issues the committee considers appropriate;

(e)the fiscal benefits flowing to the Commonwealth from the economic development of Western Australia;

(f)the extent of, reasons for and ways to ameliorate Western Australia’s fiscal subsidy to the rest of the Australian Federation; and

(g)the relative extent of and potential for Commonwealth direct investment in Western Australian infrastructure.

Submission Number Submitting person/organisation
No submissions
Related Documents/Response to Questions on Notice:
Unless a venue is specified, hearings are held at the
Legislative Council Committee Rooms Ground Floor, 18-32 Parliament Place, West Perth

DateTimeVenueOrganisationWitnessBroadcastTranscript
31 May 200609:45 AMDepartment of Treasury and FinanceMr Mark Altus, Director, Revenue and Intergovernmental Relations, Department of Treasury and Finance; Mr Alex Scherini, Assistant Director, Intergovernmental Relations Department of Treasury and Finance
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Related Transcripts of Evidence:
Evidence by.. Mr Mark Altus (Director, Revenue and Intergovernmental Relations, Department of Treasury and Finance), Mr Alex Scherini (Assistant Director, Intergovernmental Relations, Department of Treasury and Finance) on 31 May 2006