Public inquiries give the opportunity for all points of view in the community to be heard and considered. All individuals, firms, groups and organisations with an interest in an inquiry can participate in the inquiry.
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Competition in the Australian Financial System
12 May 2017
The Australian Government has asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a 12-month Inquiry into competition in Australia's financial system.
Horizontal Fiscal Equalisation
5 May 2017
The Australian Government has asked the Productivity Commission to undertake an inquiry into Australia's system of horizontal fiscal equalisation (HFE), which underpins the distribution of GST revenue to the States and Territories (States).
Transitioning Regional Economies
21 Apr 2017
A 12-month study into the geographic impacts of the transition of the Australian economy following the resources investment boom.
29 Mar 2017
The study to develop criteria to assess the efficiency and competitiveness of the superannuation system is now complete, and the inquiry to develop alternative models for a formal competitive process for allocating default fund members to products
National Water Reform
15 Mar 2017
The Commission has been asked to undertake an inquiry into the reform of Australia's water resources sector.
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Costs
22 Feb 2017
A study to review the costs of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
12 Dec 2016
A public inquiry into the increased application of competition, contestability and informed user choice to human services.
7 Nov 2016
The Australian Government has asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a 12 month inquiry into Australia's productivity performance and provide recommendations on reform priorities.