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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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Zone Tax Offset - Commissioned study

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) - 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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Five-year assessment - Public inquiry

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 - Public inquiry

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

Competition in the Australian Financial System - Public inquiry

3 Aug 2018

The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a 12-month inquiry into competition in Australia's financial system.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/financial-system

Horizontal Fiscal Equalisation - Public inquiry

5 Jul 2018

The Australian Government asked the Productivity Commission to undertake an inquiry into Australia's system of horizontal fiscal equalisation (HFE), which underpins the distribution of GST revenue to the States and Territories (States).

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/horizontal-fiscal-equalisation

National Water Reform (2018) - Public inquiry

31 May 2018

The Commission was asked to undertake an inquiry into the reform of Australia's water resources sector.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/water-reform

Human Services - Public inquiry

26 Mar 2018

This inquiry is now completed. A public inquiry into the increased application of competition, contestability and informed user choice to human services.

https://www.pc.gov.au/inquiries/completed/human-services

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