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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National Water Reform
1 Feb 2017
The Commission has been asked to undertake an inquiry into the reform of Australiaâs water resources sector.
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Costs
20 Jan 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.
Transitioning Regional Economies
12 Dec 2016
A 12-month study into the geographic impacts of the transition of the Australian economy following the resources investment boom.
Consumer Law Enforcement and Administration
8 Dec 2016
The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a study of the enforcement and administration arrangements underpinning the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).
Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation
6 Dec 2016
The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a 12-month inquiry into the future direction of a universal service obligation (USO) in the telecommunications market.
25 Nov 2016
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
Data Availability and Use
3 Nov 2016
This 12-month public inquiry will investigate ways to improve the availability and use of public and private sector data.
16 Sep 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.