Commonwealth Grants Commission (Board)
The Commonwealth Grants Commission recommends how the revenues raised from the Goods and Services Tax (GST) should be distributed to the States and Territories to achieve horizontal fiscal equalisation (HFE). It is an independent statutory body which responds to terms of reference sent to it by the Commonwealth Treasurer. It makes its recommendations in consultation with the States and Territories and based on data provided by them and independent statistical sources.
Type of Body
R. Management Board
Established By / Under
Act / Regulation
Established By/Under More info
Commonwealth Grants Commission Act 1973
Max No. of Board/Committee Members
Annual Report Prepared and tabled?
X. Internal Management
30 May 1933
Current board appointments