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.
National Disability Agreement Review
25 May 2018
The focus of this review is the National Disability Agreement, which relates to the provision of disability services for people with disability.
23 May 2018
The Australian Government Competitive Neutrality Complaints Office (AGCNCO) received two complaints alleging that Australian Hearing is engaging in anticompetitive behaviour in the voucher services market, and enjoys market advantages over its
Horizontal Fiscal Equalisation
15 May 2018
The Australian Government 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).
Compensation and Rehabilitation for Veterans
28 Mar 2018
The focus of the inquiry is on how well the system of support for military veterans is meeting its aims and whether the system is likely to effectively and efficiently support veterans in the future.
26 Mar 2018
This inquiry is now completed. A public inquiry into the increased application of competition, contestability and informed user choice to human services.
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.
National Water Reform
19 Dec 2017
The Commission has been asked to undertake an inquiry into the reform of Australia's water resources sector.
Transitioning Regional Economies
15 Dec 2017
A 12-month study into the geographic impacts of the transition of the Australian economy following the resources investment boom.
Collection Models for GST on Low Value Imported Goods
9 Nov 2017
This inquiry is now completed. The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a four month inquiry into models for collecting GST on low value imported goods.
24 Oct 2017
This inquiry is now completed. The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a 12 month inquiry into Australia's productivity performance and provide recommendations on reform priorities.