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.
National Water Reform
26 May 2020
Under the Water Act 2007 (Cth), the Commission is required to undertake three-yearly inquiries into the progress of reform in Australia's water resources sector. This is the second such inquiry, looking at Australian government's progress in
Resources Sector Regulation
24 Mar 2020
The Australian Government has asked the Commission to conduct a study to examine regulations affecting business investment in the resources sector in Australia.
Skills and Workforce Development Agreement
15 Nov 2019
This study is to examine how well the Commonwealth, State and Territory governments have achieved their goals for the vocational education and training (VET) system as set out in the 'National Agreement for Skills and Workforce Development', and the
31 Oct 2019
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.
Indigenous Evaluation Strategy
15 Apr 2019
The Australian Government has asked the Productivity Commission to develop a whole-of-government evaluation strategy for policies and programs affecting Indigenous Australians.