as at 30 June 2011
This schedule should be read in conjunction with the accompanying notes.
Note: All commitments are GST inclusive where relevant
1 Other — Commonwealth grants commitments represent the estimated amount to be paid to States and Territories under the federal financial framework over the period of forward estimates (2011-12 to 2014-15) as presented in the 2011-12 Budget. The amount excludes estimated future payments under the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements, which have been expensed in 2011 (refer to Note 1.26 for more information). In 2011, $306,586 million represents the first four years of ongoing commitments to provide GST revenue, National Specific Purpose Payments and General Revenue Assistance to the States and Territories (2010: $297,946 million).