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Housing and Employment
09 / 04 / 2015
The Commission finds that policy change would be unlikely to improve employment rates among public housing tenants.
Barriers to Efficient Gas Markets
01 / 04 / 2015
With increases in gas prices, there have been calls for the Government to require exporters to reserve some of their production for domestic users.
Public Safety Mobile Broadband
23 / 03 / 2015
A study into the best way to secure mobile broadband capability for Australia's public safety agencies.
Migrant Intake into Australia
20 / 03 / 2015
The Australian Government has asked the Commission to undertake a public inquiry into the use of charges to determine the intake of migrants.
04 / 03 / 2015
The Australian Government has asked the Commission to undertake a study into barriers to growth in Australian services exports.
Graduate intake now open
24 / 02 / 2015
Opportunities to apply for the Commission's 2016 graduate intake are now open.
Progressive release of RoGS
06 / 02 / 2015
The annual Report on Government Services (RoGS) was progressively released this year starting Wednesday 28 January.
Workplace Relations Framework
19 / 12 / 2014
A new inquiry into Australia's performance of the workplace relations framework to identify improvements and maximise outcomes for Australian employers, employees and the economy.
Natural Disaster Funding
17 / 12 / 2014
The final report into Natural Disaster Funding Arrangements has been completed and sent to the Australian Government for its consideration.
Mutual Recognition Schemes
11 / 12 / 2014
This new study announced today sets out to improve the movement of goods and skilled workers within Australia and between Australia and New Zealand.
05 / 12 / 2014
The Treasurer, The Hon. Joe Hockey MP, is pleased to announce the following appointments to the Productivity Commission.
Business Set-up, Transfer and Closure
19 / 11 / 2014
The Australian Government has asked the Commission to undertake a public inquiry into the barriers to setting up and closing businesses and identify options for reducing barriers where appropriate.
Relative Cost of Doing Business in Australia
10 / 10 / 2014
Two reports were released today into input costs and their policy implications, relating to Dairy Product Manufacturing and Retail Trade.
Natural Disaster Funding
25 / 09 / 2014
The Productivity Commission is recommending a major restructure of Australian Government funding for natural disasters in a draft report released today.
Address on Infrastructure Reform
12 / 09 / 2014
Peter Harris delivered a keynote address to the Partnerships 2014 - Infrastructure and Investment Conference in Melbourne on 12 September 2014.
Australian Gas Markets
11 / 09 / 2014
The Commission is undertaking a research project examining selected policy issues in the gas exploration, production and transmission sectors.
08 / 09 / 2014
The Commission is undertaking a research project examining trends, drivers and barriers to growth in the Australian international tourism industry.
26 / 08 / 2014
The inquiry report presents the Commission's views on the costs and benefits of industry-specific assistance to the automotive manufacturing industry.
Childcare and Early Childhood Learning
22 / 08 / 2014
The Childcare and Early Childhood Learning report is a draft report and the Productivity Commission will continue to seek feedback before this report is finalised at the end of October this year.