Public inquiries and commissioned studies 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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Vulnerable Supply Chains - Commissioned Study
13 Aug 2021
The Australian Government asked the Commission to examine the nature and source of risks to global supply chains. The Commission developed a framework for identifying supply chains that are vulnerable to disruption, identify imports of goods that
Mental Health - Public inquiry
16 Nov 2020
This inquiry examined 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.
Regulation of Agriculture - Public inquiry
28 Mar 2017
The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a 9-month public inquiry into the regulatory burden on farm businesses.
The Automotive Industry - Industry Commission inquiry report
26 May 1997
This report examines assistance arrangements for the automotive industry (passenger and light commercial vehicle sectors) from January 2000.
Book Printing - Industry Commission inquiry report
23 Oct 1996
This report examines book production, including the effectiveness of the current bounty scheme, the key factors affecting industry development and ways to encourage improved efficiency and international competitiveness of the industry.
Packaging and Labelling - Industry Commission inquiry report
14 Feb 1996
This report examines Australian industries supplying packaging and labelling, including the efficiency of downstream industries such as food processing.
Computer Hardware, Software and Related Service Industries - Industry Commission inquiry report
30 Jun 1995
This report examines Australia's computer hardware, software and related service industries.
Charitable Organisations in Australia - Industry Commission inquiry report
15 Mar 1995
This report examines the size, scope, efficiency, and effectiveness of the services provided in Australia by charitable organisations.
The Tobacco Growing and Manufacturing Industries - Industry Commission inquiry report
29 Jun 1994
This report examines the appropriate tariff level to apply after 30 September 1995 to imports of tobacco leaf and manufactured tobacco products with regard to the Government's decision to terminate the Tobacco Industry Stabilisation Plan and the
Mail, Courier and Parcel Services - Industry Commission inquiry report
30 Oct 1992
This report examines arrangements for public and private mail, courier and parcel services (including electronic services) in Australia.