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Will 2018 see GST magic?

3 January 2018

6:00 PM

3 January 2018

6:00 PM

Reforming the system of GST distribution among the states – horizontal fiscal equalisation, or HFE – is unlikely to be on Malcolm Turnbull’s or Scott Morrison’s lists of New Year resolutions, but it is an issue they will have to deal with in 2018.

HFE is a zero-sum game. GST revenue is a given amount.

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