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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.

Expenditure on Children in the Northern Territory - Commissioned study

8 Apr 2020

The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to conduct a study into government expenditure in the Northern Territory on children and family services aimed at preventing harm to children.

Compensation and Rehabilitation for Veterans - Public inquiry

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.

Review of the National Disability Agreement - Commissioned study

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.

Private Health Insurance - Industry Commission inquiry report

23 Feb 1998

This report examines the current state of the private health insurance industry.

Medical and Scientific Equipment Industries - Industry Commission inquiry report

20 Dec 1996

This report examines Australia's medical and scientific equipment industries, including emerging trends in local and global markets.

The Pharmaceutical Industry - Industry Commission inquiry report

3 May 1996

This report examines the overall economic performance of the Australian pharmaceutical industry and its contribution to the performance of the Australian economy and recommended ways to improve it.

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.

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.

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