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Australia's Maritime Logistics System

Draft report is being prepared

What is an inquiry?

  • Why the inquiry?
  • Call for submissions
  • Draft report
  • Final report

What we’ve been asked to look at

This inquiry will examine the structural issues affecting the productivity of Australia's maritime logistics system. Long‑term trends in system performance will be analysed, and industrial relations, infrastructure constraints and technology uptake will be among the inquiry’s areas of focus.

Read the Terms of Reference Media release

Call for submissions paper

The Commission has released a paper calling for submissions and comments to the Inquiry. Individuals and organisations providing submissions or comments should provide evidence to support their views, including data and specific examples where possible.

Initial submissions were due by 11 February 2022.

Read the call for submissions paper

Draft report release

The Commission will seek further information and feedback following the expected release of a draft report in late June / early July 2022 (TBC).

Final report to Government and release

The final inquiry report is to be handed to the Australian Government in August 2022.

The release of the final report by the Government is the final step in the process.

Under the Productivity Commission Act 1998, the Government is required to table the report in each House of the Parliament within 25 sitting days of receipt.

Next milestone

Draft report release by late June / early July 2022 (TBC)


Who are the Commissioners?

Julie Abramson
Stephen King

Who to contact

Athena Wicks
Ph: 03 9653 2298


Free call: 1800 020 083

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