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Annual Reports

The Productivity Commission Annual Report provides details of the Commission's operations and reflects on current research activities.

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Annual Report 2016-17

23 / 10 / 2017

The Annual Report 2016-17 was tabled in Parliament on 23 October 2017 and forms part of the Commission's annual report series.

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Annual Report 2015-16

13 / 10 / 2016

The Annual Report 2015-16 was tabled in Parliament on 13 October 2016 and forms part of the Commission's annual report series.

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Annual Report 2014-15

23 / 10 / 2015

The Annual Report 2014-15 was tabled in Parliament on 23 October 2015 and forms part of the Commission's annual report series.

Annual Report 2013-14

21 / 10 / 2014

The Annual Report 2013-14 was tabled in Parliament on 21 October 2014 and forms part of the Commission's annual report series.

Annual Report 2012-13

29 / 10 / 2013

The Commission's Annual Report 2012-13 focuses on using administrative data to achieve better policy outcomes.

Annual Report 2011-12

31 / 10 / 2012

The Commission's Annual Report 2011-12 focuses on structural adjustment in a 'multi-speed' economy.

Annual Report 2010-11

28 / 10 / 2011

The Commission's Annual Report 2010-11 focuses on managing demographic change.

Annual Report 2009-10

28 / 10 / 2010

The Commission's Annual Report 2009-10 focuses on the importance of evidence and process in establishing good public policy.

Annual Report 2008-09

29 / 10 / 2009

The Commission's Annual Report 2008-09 focuses on the importance of maintaining open and liberal trade policies in light of the global financial crisis and associated economic downturn.

Annual Report 2007-08

31 / 10 / 2008

The Commission's Annual Report 2007-08 focuses on enhancing Australia's productivity growth.

Annual Report 2006-07

21 / 02 / 2008

The Annual Report 2006-07 focuses on enhancing labour force participation.

Annual Report 2005-06

31 / 10 / 2006

The Productivity Commission's annual report focuses on Australia's national reform agenda.

Annual Report 2004-05

25 / 10 / 2005

The Productivity Commission's annual report focuses on the Australia's federal system of government operates.

Annual Report 2003-04

16 / 02 / 2005

The Productivity Commission's annual report focuses on the ageing of Australia's population.

Annual Report 2002-03

11 / 03 / 2004

The Productivity Commission's annual report examines Australia's productivity performance.

Annual Report 2001-02

12 / 12 / 2002

The Productivity Commission's annual report examines the issues associated with the fact that governments have been extending the reach of markets into areas of the economy where governments themselves once made all the resource allocation decisions.

Annual Report 2000-01

14 / 02 / 2002

The Commission's annual report discusses the important role that pro-competitive regulation of infrastructure plays in enhancing economic welfare and curtailing abuses of market power and reducing the risks of regulatory failure.

Annual Report 1999-00

05 / 12 / 2000

This annual report includes an analysis of Australia in the global economy and a summary of the Commission activities.

Annual Report 1998-99

07 / 12 / 1999

The surge in productivity appears to be a break from past trends, allowing Australia to pursue sustainably higher economic growth and living standards with fewer fears of inflationary pressures.

Annual Report 1997-98

24 / 11 / 1998

This is the first annual report of the Productivity Commission which looks at why Australian governments have undertaken microeconomic reform, what is known about the benefits, and ways of dealing with adjustment problems.