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The newsletter which ceased in 2019, was a round-up of the Commission's news and events. Prior to August 2014 PC News was called PC Update .

PC Update - October 2009 (PDF - 1.1 MB)

Strengthening evidence-based policy; Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage; Executive remuneration; Parallel importation of books; Australia’s anti-dumping and countervailing system; Recovering water in the Murray-Darling Basin; Reducing regulatory burdens; Promoting productivity and efficient infrastructure

PC Update - July 2009 (PDF - 1.6 MB)

Government assistance to industry; Executive pay inquiry: an update on the issues; Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage; Contribution of the not-for-profit sector; Parallel importation of books; Upstream petroleum – reducing the regulatory burden; Financing public infrastructure; China Australia Governance Program – Fiscal Reform Project; Performance benchmarking of business regulation; Anti-dumping and countervailing action

PC Update - April 2009 (PDF - 368.5 KB)

Promoting better environmental outcomes; Australia’s gambling industries; Report on Government Services; What has happened to Australia’s productivity growth and why? Evidence-based policy making; Parallel importation of books

PC Update - December 2008 (PDF - 685.0 KB)

Universal paid parental leave; Government drought support; Fertility – recent Australian trends; Strong Indigenous organisations show the way; Productivity and innovation; Trends in aged care services; Reducing the regulatory burden; Modelling industry assistance; Government Trading Enterprises

PC Update - August 2008 (PDF - 536.4 KB)

Frameworks for promoting efficient infrastructure; Emissions trading: are supplementary measures justified? Paid parental leave; Part time employment: the Australian experience; Modelling assistance options for the auto industry; Government drought support; Local government revenue raising; Consumer policy; Mutual recognition schemes

PC Update - April 2008 (PDF - 2.8 MB)

This special issue of PC Update marks the 10th anniversary of the Productivity Commission; Challenges in national reform; The first 10 years; Chemicals and plastics; Pigmeat imports; Urban water reform; Labour force participation; Trade & Assistance Review; Migration, trade & investment