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 Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Costs
20 Jan 2017
A study to review the costs of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
Intellectual Property Arrangements
20 Dec 2016
The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a 12 month public inquiry into Australia's intellectual property system. This inquiry is now complete.
Marine Fisheries and Aquaculture
19 Dec 2016
This inquiry was asked to consider whether there are opportunities to improve fisheries regulations without compromising fishery policy and environmental objectives.
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).
Education Evidence Base
8 Dec 2016
A public inquiry into the further development of the national evidence base for school and early childhood education, which was completed in 9 months.
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
Regulation of Agriculture
15 Nov 2016
The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a 9-month public inquiry into the regulatory burden on farm businesses.