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

The Commission has a statutory mandate to conduct a program of research to support its inquiries, annual reporting and other responsibilities, including promoting community awareness and understanding of various productivity and regulatory issues.

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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

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

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.

Review of patient satisfaction and experience surveys conducted for public hospitals in Australia -...

Released: 1 Jun 2005

The report of a consultancy conducted in May and June 2005 by Jim Pearse of Health Policy Analysis Pty Ltd. The consultancy reviewed patient satisfaction and responsiveness surveys conducted in relation to public hospital services in Australia, and

Policy Implications of the Ageing of Australia's Population Conference - Productivity Commission Conference ...

Released: 18 Mar 1999

Proceedings of a conference convened by the Productivity Commission and the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research on the policy implications of the ageing of Australia's population, held 18-19 March 1999.

The implications of ageing for education policy - Productivity Commission Conference Paper

Released: 18 Mar 1999

This conference paper considers both macroeconomic and microeconomic issues related to population ageing and implications for education policy.