Fiscal Federalism 1975

In 1975 CEDA explored Australia's Federation in the report Fiscal Federalism - Some Problems and Options.

This research paper analysed the federal structure of Australia, provided alternative policies for the fiscal Commonwealth-state relationship and discussed alternative approaches to sharing personal income tax.

In the following extract of the report, CEDA put forward policies to address the issues of the time, including the re-allocation of responsibilities for the areas of education and health. Read more from Fiscal Federalism - Some Problems and Options.

Read extract of the report.


Read about CEDA's 2014 report A Federation for the 21st Century.