Meeting - 29 May 2009, Brisbane
Photo credit: AAP/Dave Hunt
- Commonwealth’s Henry Tax Review (Australia’s Future Tax System)
- Climate change
- Strengthening cooperative federalism
- Policy Clearing House
CAF agreed to make a joint submission to the Commonwealth’s Henry Tax Review (Australia’s Future Tax System). The CAF submission provides a positive reform agenda that will advance national economic reform and reorient federal finances to increase the fiscal autonomy and revenue capacity of States and Territories.
Download the CAF submission to the Henry Tax Review PDF (61 KB) Word (121 KB).
State and Territory leaders committed to further advance the cause of cooperative federalism by releasing the third paper in the Federalist Paper series.
Download Federalist Paper 3: Common Cause - Strengthening Australia’s Cooperative Federalism by Professors John Wanna (Australian and New Zealand School of Government), John Phillimore and Alan Fenna, and Dr Jeffrey Harwood (John Curtin Institute of Public Policy). PDF (740 KB)
The views expressed in this report do not represent the official views of the States and Territories or the Council for the Australian Federation.
Premiers and Chief Ministers continued their national leadership on responses to climate change, releasing three reports commissioned to investigate the potential impact on States and Territories of the Commonwealth Government's proposed introduction of a Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS).
Download the Access Economics reports:
- Report 1: Impact of CPRS - Fiscal Report PDF (797 KB)
- Report 2: Impacts on Disadvantaged Regions PDF (2.16 MB)
- Report 3: State and Regional Economic Futures Report PDF (2 MB)
You could also download a zip file containing all reports.
The views expressed in these reports do not represent the official views of the States and Territories or the Council for the Australian Federation. Modelling was based on the Commonwealth’s White Paper.
Download the CAF Communiqué, 29 May 2009,
PDF (101 KB)
Word (178 KB).