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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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Review of the National Disability Agreement

1 Feb 2019

The focus of this review was the National Disability Agreement, which relates to the provision of disability services for people with disability.

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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.

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Superannuation

10 Jan 2019

This inquiry is now completed. The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a review of the efficiency and competitiveness of the Australian superannuation system.

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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.

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Horizontal Fiscal Equalisation

5 Jul 2018

The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake an inquiry into Australia's system of horizontal fiscal equalisation (HFE), which underpins the distribution of GST revenue to the States and Territories (States).

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National Water Reform

31 May 2018

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

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Australian Hearing

23 May 2018

The Australian Government Competitive Neutrality Complaints Office (AGCNCO) received two complaints alleging that Australian Hearing is engaging in anticompetitive behaviour in the voucher services market, and enjoys market advantages over its

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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.

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Transitioning Regional Economies

15 Dec 2017

A 12-month study into the geographic impacts of the transition of the Australian economy following the resources investment boom.

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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.

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