The following is a list of all public inquiries and commissioned studies currently being undertaken by the Commission.
National Water Reform 2024
The Commission will advise on the progress of all Australian governments in achieving the objectives, outcomes and timelines anticipated under the 2004 Intergovernmental Agreement on a National Water Initiative (NWI).
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
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 affect access to ECEC services, and ways to support better outcomes for children and families.