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.
Economic Regulation of Airports (2019) - Public inquiry
22 Oct 2019
The Commission was asked to report on the economic regulation of services provided at airports in Australia's major cities. The inquiry focussed on passenger and freight services.
A Full Repairing Lease: Inquiry into Ecologically Sustainable Land Management - Industry Commission inquiry report
27 Jan 1998
This report examines the use of Australia's agricultural land and its associated natural resources, particularly surface and ground water and vegetation.
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.
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.
International Benchmarking Overview 1995 - Bureau of Industry Economics Report
1 Nov 1995
To date reports covering the electricity, rail freight, telecommunications, road freight, waterfront, coastal shipping, aviation and gas supply industries have been published. This second overview report presents a summary and synthesis of the
Workers' Compensation in Australia - Industry Commission inquiry report
4 Feb 1994
This report examines whether existing workers' compensation arrangements ensure appropriate safety and accident prevention incentives for both employers and employees and advises on any changes that should be implemented.
Taxation and Financial Policy Impacts on Urban Settlement - Industry Commission inquiry report
7 Apr 1993
This report assesses the impacts of those taxation and financial policies of State, Territory and local governments and of the Commonwealth Government, which directly or indirectly reduce the efficiency of land use in urban areas, including use for
Water Resources and Waste Water Disposal - Industry Commission inquiry report
17 Jul 1992
The report of the Industry Commission public inquiry that examined institutional, regulatory or other arrangement subject to influence by governments in Australia which lead to unsustainable and inefficient resource use and advise on how these
The Australian Sugar Industry - Industry Commission inquiry report
6 Mar 1992
This report focuses on the reform of regulatory controls in the Australian sugar industry.
Mining and Minerals Processing in Australia - Industry Commission inquiry report
25 Feb 1991
This report focuses on what governments in Australia (at the federal, state and local level) can do to improve the efficiency and competitiveness of mining and early-stage mineral processing activities in this country.