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 Water Reform
15 Sep 2017
The Commission has been asked to undertake an inquiry into the reform of Australia's water resources sector.
22 Aug 2017
This inquiry is complete. The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a 12 month inquiry into Australia's productivity performance and provide recommendations on reform priorities.
3 Jul 2017
The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a review of the competitiveness and efficiency of the Australian superannuation system.
Collection Models for GST on Low Value Imported Goods
30 Jun 2017
The Australian Government has asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a four month inquiry into models for collecting GST on low value imported goods.
Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation
19 Jun 2017
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.
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Costs
14 Jun 2017
A study to review the costs of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
2 Jun 2017
A public inquiry into the increased application of competition, contestability and informed user choice to human services.
Education Evidence Base
24 May 2017
The public inquiry looked into the further development of the national evidence base for school and early childhood education, which was completed in 9 months.
Marine Fisheries and Aquaculture
24 May 2017
This inquiry was asked to consider whether there are opportunities to improve fisheries regulations without compromising fishery policy and environmental objectives.
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.