AUSTRALIAN TAX TREATIES
The Multilateral Convention to Implement Tax Treaty Related Measures to Prevent Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (the MLI) has modified the application of this tax treaty. A synthesised text of the MLI and this tax treaty is available to facilitate the understanding of how the MLI modifies this tax treaty.
With reference to Article 18 (Government service),
business activities carried on by a statutory body of a Contracting State include activities of that body which are not primarily supported by public funds of that State or of one or more political subdivisions or local authorities thereof.