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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.

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