Public inquiries and commissioned studies 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.
Philanthropy - Public inquiry
30 Nov 2023
The Productivity Commission has been asked to analyse motivations for philanthropic giving in Australia and identify opportunities to grow it further.
Early childhood education and care - Public inquiry
23 Nov 2023
This inquiry examines the early childhood education and care (ECEC) sector, including centre-based day care, preschools, family day care, outside school hours care and in home care. The Commission will consider cost and availability barriers that
Closing the Gap review - Commissioned study
26 Jul 2023
This is the first review to be conducted every three years. It is to inform the ongoing implementation of the National Agreement on Closing the Gap to highilght areas of improvement and emphasising where additional effort is required.
Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Implementation review 2023 - Public inquiry
17 May 2023
Under the Water Act 2007 (Cth), the Commission is required to undertake an inquiry every five years into the effectiveness of the implementation of the Basin Plan and water resource plans. This is the second such inquiry conducted by the Commission.