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Through our research, the Commission contributes to the public debate and encourages informed policy discussion.

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Foreign Investment in Australia - Commission Research Paper

Released: 23 Jun 2020

This research paper looks at the trends, drivers and effects of foreign investment in Australia, and the Australian Government’s foreign investment policy. Foreign investment is beneficial for the Australian economy, but brings some risk which can

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/foreign-investment

Productivity in Financial and Insurance Services - Staff Research Note

Released: 18 Feb 2016

As the first service sector to be examined, there are new questions as to what is actually being measured and how well it reflects the underlying concept of productivity.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/productivity-financial-insurance-services

National Indigenous Reform Agreement: Performance Assessment 2013-14

Released: 2 Dec 2015

This report is the sixth in the series of performance assessments for the Closing the Gap targets. In making its assessments, the Commission has therefore sought to ensure an appropriate degree of comparability with the assessments made by the COAG

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/indigenous-reform-assessment

Housing Decisions of Older Australians - Commission research paper

Released: 1 Dec 2015

The report is the third flagship research paper and it continues the investigation of issues relating to the ageing of Australia's population, this time focusing on the housing choices made by older Australians.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/housing-decisions-older-australians

Superannuation Policy for Post-Retirement - Commission research paper

Released: 7 Jul 2015

This report is a detailed analysis of two aspects of superannuation policy affecting the post-retirement phase: What might happen if the age that individuals can access their superannuation (the 'preservation age') were raised? Is the way people

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/superannuation-post-retirement

An Ageing Australia: Preparing for the Future - Commission Research Paper

Released: 22 Nov 2013

This report focuses on the effects of ageing on economic output (underpinned by changes in population, participation and productivity) and the resulting implications for government budgets were current policy settings to be maintained. In that

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/ageing-australia

Population and Migration: Understanding the Numbers - Commission Research Paper

Released: 9 Dec 2010

This research paper explores some of the factors affecting Australia's population growth over the years.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/population-migration

National Agreement Performance Information 2008: National Disability Agreement

Released: 7 Jun 2010

The information in this report is intended as an input to the COAG Reform Council's analysis of the National Disability Agreement.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/national-agreements/disability

National Agreement Performance Information 2008: National Healthcare Agreement

Released: 7 Jun 2010

The information in this report is intended as an input to the COAG Reform Council's analysis of the National Healthcare Agreement.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/national-agreements/healthcare

Trends in Aged Care Services: some implications - Commission Research Paper

Released: 25 Sep 2008

This research paper explores a number of challenges to Australia's aged care system that population ageing and growing diversity among older people are expected to pose over the next 40 years.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/aged-care-trends