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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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Indigenous Evaluation Strategy

16 Oct 2020

The Australian Government has asked the Productivity Commission to develop a whole-of-government evaluation strategy for policies and programs affecting Indigenous Australians.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/indigenous-evaluation

National Transport Regulatory Reform

1 Oct 2020

The Australian Government has asked the Productivity Commission to assess the economic impact of reforms to transport regulation agreed to by COAG in 2008-09.

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

Mental Health

30 Jun 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.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/mental-health

Expenditure on Children in the Northern Territory

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.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/nt-children

Remote Area Tax Concessions and Payments

26 Feb 2020

The study examined the operation and impacts of the zone tax offset and related remote area tax concessions and payments, and provide recommendations on the appropriate form and function of such assistance into the future.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/remote-tax

Economic Regulation of Airports (2019)

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.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/airports-2019

Compensation and Rehabilitation for Veterans

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.

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

Review of the National Disability Agreement

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.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/disability-agreement

Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Five-year assessment

25 Jan 2019

Under the Water Act 2007 (Cth), the Commission is required to undertake five-yearly assessments of the effectiveness of the implementation of the Basin Plan and water resource plans. This inquiry was the first such assessment.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/basin-plan

Superannuation

10 Jan 2019

This inquiry is now completed. The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a review of the efficiency and competitiveness of the Australian superannuation system.

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

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