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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.

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Zone Tax Offset

27 Nov 2018

The Australian Government has announced a Productivity Commission study into the zone tax offset and related remote area tax concessions and payments.


Mental Health

8 Oct 2018

This inquiry will examine the effect of mental health on people’s ability to participate in and prosper in the community and workplace, and the effects it has more generally on our economy and productivity.


Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Five-year assessment

30 Aug 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.


Economic Regulation of Airports

22 Jun 2018

The Commission has been asked to report on the economic regulation of services provided at airports in Australia's major cities. The inquiry will focus on passenger and freight services.



29 May 2018

The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a review of the competitiveness and efficiency of the Australian superannuation system.


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.


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.