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

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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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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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