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.
Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Five-year assessment
7 Mar 2018
Under the Water Act 2007 (Cth), the Commission is required to undertake five-yearly assessments of the effectiveness of the implementation of the Basin Plan and water resource plans. This inquiry is the first such assessment.
Horizontal Fiscal Equalisation
9 Oct 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).
3 Jul 2017
The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a review of the competitiveness and efficiency of the Australian superannuation system.
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.