Payment Advice

The Administrator provides payment advice to the Commonwealth Treasurer for the following purposes:

  • As input to the Commonwealth Budget, based on initial estimates of activity from States and Territories. 
  • Establishing Commonwealth contributions for the future financial year, based on confirmed estimates of activity from States and Territories. 
  • Updating Commonwealth contributions for the current financial year, based on revised activity estimates from States and Territories. 
  • As input to the Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO).
  • Updating Commonwealth contributions following the 2018-19 Six-month Reconciliation and Annual Reconciliation.

A summary of the Administrator's November 2020 payment advice provided to the Commonwealth Treasurer is outlined below.

Table 1 - Commonwealth NHR funding payable in 2020-21^

Components may not add to totals due to rounding.
^ These amounts do not include transactions related to the COVID-19 National Partnership Agreement.

$
billion

2019-20

Estimated
Entitlement

2020-21

Estimated
Entitlement

Variation

($)

NSW

$6.884

$6.623

-$0.260

VIC

$5.529

$5.888

$0.359

QLD

$4.971

$5.294

$0.323

WA

$2.351

$2.501

$0.150

SA

$1.436

$1.450

$0.014

TAS

$0.438

$0.466

$0.028

ACT

$0.420

$0.440

$0.020

NT

$0.299

$0.318

$0.019

Total

$22.328

$22.981

$0.653