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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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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

Marine Fisheries and Aquaculture

24 May 2017

This inquiry was asked to consider whether there are opportunities to improve fisheries regulations without compromising fishery policy and environmental objectives.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/fisheries-aquaculture

Regulation of Agriculture

28 Mar 2017

The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a 9-month public inquiry into the regulatory burden on farm businesses.

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

Intellectual Property Arrangements

20 Dec 2016

The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a 12 month public inquiry into Australia's intellectual property system. This inquiry is now complete.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/intellectual-property

Service Exports

7 Dec 2015

This study has concluded. Commissioned study into barriers to growth in Australian services exports, focusing on the education, financial services, health services, information technology, professional services and tourism sectors.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/service-exports

Mutual Recognition Schemes

25 Sep 2015

Commissioned study into the operation of Mutual Recognition Agreements (MRA) and the Trans-Tasman Mutual Recognition Arrangement (TTMRA).

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/mutual-recognition-schemes

Costs of Doing Business: Retail Trade Industry

10 Oct 2014

The Australian Government has requested that the Productivity Commission undertake a 6 month study into the cost structures of businesses operating in the Australian retail trade industry, including costs relative to international competitors.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/retail-trade

Costs of Doing Business in Australia: Dairy Product Manufacturing

10 Oct 2014

The Australian Government has requested that the Productivity Commission undertake a six month study into the cost structures of businesses operating in the Australian dairy product manufacturing industry, including costs relative to international

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/dairy-manufacturing

Safeguards Inquiry into the Import of Processed Fruit Products

20 Dec 2013

Inquiry into whether safeguard action is warranted against imports of processed fruit products of the Australian Customs Tariff.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/fruit-safeguards

Safeguards Inquiry into the Import of Processed Tomato Products

21 Jun 2013

Inquiry into whether safeguard action is warranted against imports of processed tomato products of the Australian Customs Tariff.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/tomato-safeguards

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