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PC News

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 News May 2019

27 / 06 / 2018

The newsletter is a round-up of the Commission's news and events available for download and subscription as at June 2018.

PC News June 2018

27 / 06 / 2018

The newsletter is a round-up of the Commission's news and events available for download and subscription as at June 2018.

PC News December 2017

19 / 12 / 2017

The newsletter is a round-up of the Commission's news and events available for download and subscription as at December 2017.

PC News August 2017

28 / 08 / 2017

The newsletter is a round-up of the Commission's news and events available for download and subscription as at August 2017.

PC News May 2017

25 / 05 / 2017

The newsletter is a round-up of the Commission's news and events available for download and subscription as at May 2017.

PC News November 2016

25 / 05 / 2017

The newsletter is a round-up of the Commission's news and events available for download and subscription as at November 2016.

PC News March 2016

25 / 05 / 2017

The newsletter is a round-up of the Commission's news and events available for download and subscription as at March 2016.

PC News October 2015

25 / 05 / 2017

The newsletter is a round-up of the Commission's news and events available for download and subscription as at October 2015.

PC News May 2015

25 / 05 / 2017

Improving Australia’s health system: what we can do now; Australian gas markets – is there a case for policy reform?; Housing assistance and employment in Australia; Australia’s international tourism industry – what role should governments play?; What is productivity and how is it measured?; Report on Government Services 2015; Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage; Expenditure on services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians

PC News - August 2014

25 / 05 / 2017

Child care and early childhood learning: future options; Reforming public infrastructure; Access to justice arrangements; Should the National Access regime be retained? Improving resource exploration in Australia; Costs of doing business – retail trade and dairy product manufacturing; Tasmanian shipping and freight – how effective are current arrangements? Literacy and numeracy skills and labour market outcomes

PC Update - February 2014 (PDF - 1.9 MB)

Preparing for an ageing Australia; Automotive manufacturing; Geographic labour mobility; Regulator engagement with small business; Accessing administrative datasets held by governments; Valuing non-market outcomes in environmental policy analysis; Productivity in manufacturing; Transition pathways in Australia; Report on Government Services 2014; Safeguards inquiries into processed fruit and tomato products

PC Update - September 2013 (PDF - 3.2 MB)

Australia's productivity performance; Electricity network regulation; Government assistance to industry; Deep and persistent disadvantage in Australia; Compulsory licensing of patents: balancing innovation and access to technology; Major project development assessment processes

PC Update - May 2013 (PDF - 2.6 MB)

The productivity reform outlook; Adapting to climate change; Income distribution in Australia; Changing forms of work in Australia; Better Indigenous policies: the role of evaluation; Report on Government Services

PC Update - December 2012 (PDF - 3.4 MB)

Productivity policies: the ‘to do’ list; Regulation making: getting it right; Default super funds in modern awards; Expenditure on services for Indigenous Australians; Government assistance to industry; Improving the role of local government as regulator; Australia’s productivity growth slump: crisis or adjustment?

PC Update - May 2012 (PDF - 1010.3 KB)

The Australian retail industry; Regulation of airport services; Australia’s export credit arrangements; Industry assistance in a ‘patchwork economy’; Report on Government Services 2012; Influences on Indigenous labour market outcomes

PC Update - December 2011 (PDF - 3.2 MB)

Early childhood development workforce; Schools workforce; Overcoming Indigenous disadvantage; Independent policy advice and the Productivity Commission; Managing Australia’s demographic change; Government assistance to industry; Carbon emission policies in key economies; Regulation reform; Multifactor productivity growth cycles at the industry level

PC Update - May 2011 (PDF - 3.6 MB)

Caring for older Australians; Disability care and support; Population and migration: understanding the numbers; Reforming the urban water sector; Australia’s recent productivity performance; Australia’s regulatory reform experience; Report on Government Services 2011; Expenditure on services for Indigenous Australians; Childhood obesity – an economic perspective; Labour force participation of older women; Benchmarking planning, zoning and development assessment

PC Update - September 2010 (PDF - 2.5 MB)

Gambling; Measuring the performance of Australia’s hospital system; Review of bilateral and regional trade agreements; Government assistance to industry; Improving Australia’s anti-dumping system; Joseph Stiglitz seminar

PC Update - May 2010 (PDF - 1.2 MB)

Human capital: what is it and why is it important? Contribution of the not-for-profit sector; Measuring the performance of governments; Modelling an urban water system; Water buy back: Recovering ‘environmental water’ in the Murray-Darling Basin; Wheat export marketing arrangements; Benchmarking occupational health and safety regulation

PC Update - February 2010 (PDF - 441.2 KB)

Reform beyond the crisis; Recovering water in the Murray-Darling Basin; Australia’s gambling industries; Executive remuneration; Performance of Australia’s public and private hospital system; Markets: how free; Wheat export marketing arrangements; Effects of the EU Common Agricultural Policy; Benchmarking food safety regulation