Payment advice to the Commonwealth Treasurer

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 2019-20 Annual Reconciliation.

A summary of the Administrator's October 2021 payment advice provided to the Commonwealth Treasurer is outlined below.

Table 1 - Commonwealth NHR funding payable in 2021-22^

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

$ billion

2020-21
NHR
Estimated
Entitlement

2021-22
NHR
Estimated
Entitlement

Variation
($)

NSW

$6.993

$7.385

$0.392

VIC

$5.876

$6.258

$0.382

QLD

$5.314

$5.625

$0.311

WA

$2.456

$2.590

$0.134

SA

$1.495

$1.582

$0.087

TAS

$0.473

$0.504

$0.031

ACT

$0.441

$0.470

$0.029

NT

$0.317

$0.337

$0.020

Total

$23.365

$24.752

$1.387

Table 2 - Commonwealth Public Hospital funding payable in 2019-20^

Components may not add to totals due to rounding.
^ These amounts do not include State Public Health Payments or Financial Viability Payments under the COVID-19 National Partnership Agreement

$ billion

2019-20
NHR
Actual
Entitlement

2019-20
NPCR
HSP Actual
Entitlement

2019-20
Total

NSW

$6.690

$0.194

$6.884

VIC

$5.348

$0.205

$5.553

QLD

$4.900

$0.089

$4.989

WA

$2.310

$0.041

$2.351

SA

$1.434

$0.016

$1.450

TAS

$0.443

$0.006

$0.450

ACT

$0.412

$0.008

$0.420

NT

$0.298

$0.013

$0.311

Total

$21.836

$0.572

$22.408