Federal Financial Relations Amendment (National Health and Hospitals Network) Bill 2010 [Provisions]

Federal Financial Relations Amendment (National Health and Hospitals Network) Bill 2010 [Provisions]

9 February 2011

© Commonwealth of Australia 2011
ISBN 978-1-74229-409-4

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Membership of Committee (PDF 10KB)
 
Chapter 1 - Inquiry into the Federal Financial Relations Amendment (National Health and Hospitals Network) Bill 2010 (PDF 12KB)

The inquiry
Related Inquiries
Structure of the report

 
Chapter 2 - Background and commentary on the Bill (PDF 107KB)

Council of Australian Government health and hospital reform
Provisions of the Bill
Scrutiny of Bills Digest
Views of Submitters

 
Chapter 3 - Relevant Issues (PDF 148KB)

Proportion of dedicated GST for individual states
Need for changes to the Intergovernmental Agreement on Federal Financial Relations
Parliamentary scrutiny of payments from the NHHN Fund
Ability of the funding arrangements to meet growing state health costs
Process for dealing with disagreements with the States

 
COALITION SENATORS DISSENTING REPORT - A SMOKE & MIRRORS CASH GRAB NOT HEALTH REFORM (PDF 344KB)

SUMMARY
FEDERAL-STATE FINANCIAL RELATIONS
THERE IS NO UNANIMOUS AGREEMENT
LARGE VARIATONS IN SHARE OF GST TRANSFERS
STATES AND TERRITORIES WORSE OFF?
SPECIAL PAYMENTS
'TRUST US WE'RE FROM THE GOVERNMENT'
SOME GOVERNMENT ARGUMENTS GO BEYOND MERE SPIN
TREASURER AGAIN REFUSES TO ANSWER QUESTIONS
CONCLUSION

 
APPENDIX 1 - Submissions Received (PDF 19KB)
 
APPENDIX 2 - Public Hearing and Witnesses (PDF 6KB)

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