Mark McGowan has maintained the pressure on the Turnbull government and federal Labor for changes to the GST carve-up. Photo: Attila Csaszar

Hopes for GST ‘floor’ misplaced

The Productivity Commission’s draft report has done more than provide Western Australia with a glimmer of hope for a better deal on the GST; it has also pointed the finger at where responsibility lies for the state being in such a dire financial position.


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