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Inquiries

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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Remote Area Tax Concessions and Payments

12 Feb 2020

The study examined the operation and impacts of the zone tax offset and related remote area tax concessions and payments, and provide recommendations on the appropriate form and function of such assistance into the future.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/remote-tax

Economic Regulation of Airports (2019)

22 Oct 2019

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

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/airports-2019

Compensation and Rehabilitation for Veterans

4 Jul 2019

The focus of the inquiry was 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.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/veterans

Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Five-year assessment

25 Jan 2019

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 was the first such assessment.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/basin-plan

Competition in the Australian Financial System

3 Aug 2018

The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a 12-month inquiry into competition in Australia's financial system.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/financial-system

National Water Reform

31 May 2018

The Commission was asked to undertake an inquiry into the reform of Australia's water resources sector.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/water-reform

Human Services

26 Mar 2018

This inquiry is now completed. A public inquiry into the increased application of competition, contestability and informed user choice to human services.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/human-services

Collection Models for GST on Low Value Imported Goods

9 Nov 2017

This inquiry is now completed. The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a four month inquiry into models for collecting GST on low value imported goods.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/collection-models

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Costs

19 Oct 2017

This study has concluded. It reviewed the costs of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/ndis-costs

Telecommunications Universal Service Obligation

19 Jun 2017

The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a 12-month inquiry into the future direction of a universal service obligation (USO) in the telecommunications market.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/telecommunications

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