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

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Why Did Young People’s Incomes Decline? - Commission Research Paper

Released: 30 Jul 2020

This research paper analyses trends in young people’s incomes from 2001 to 2018 and drivers behind the decline in their incomes after 2008.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/youth-income-decline

Climbing the jobs ladder slower: Young people in a weak labour market - Productivity Commission Staff...

Released: 27 Jul 2020

This staff working paper investigates labour market scarring that might have occurred over the period 2008 to 2018.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/jobs-ladder

Indigenous Education Achievement - Commission Research Paper

Released: 8 Jun 2016

This self-initiated research project was able to access a new national dataset that links information about primary school students' literacy and numeracy achievement and demographic characteristics with information about the schools they attend.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/indigenous-primary-school-achievement

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

National Partnership Agreement on Youth Attainment and Transitions

Released: 5 Jul 2012

Paragraph 61 of the of the National Partnership Agreement on Youth Attainment and Transitions specifies that the COAG Reform Council is required to prepare assessment reports for the following performance benchmarks specified in the agreement:

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/national-partnership/youth

National Partnership Agreement on Essential Vaccines

Released: 26 Aug 2011

Paragraph 40 of the National Partnership Agreement on Essential Vaccines specifies that the COAG Reform Council will annually assess the performance of each State and Territory against the improvement areas referred to in Clause 35(b) of the

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/national-partnership/essential-vaccines

Efficiency Measures for Child Protection and Support Pathways - Consultancy report

Released: 15 May 2005

The report provides the basis for a major advance in the way child protection performance is assessed, reflecting fundamental shifts in notions of both service delivery and government financial accountability.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/child-protection-efficiency

Using Consumer Views in Performance Indicators for Children's Services - Steering Committee for the Review...

Released: 22 Feb 2000

This report written by Lyn Gain was commissioned by the Steering Committee for the Review of Commonwealth/State Service Provision. The views expressed in the report are those of the consultant, Lyn Gain, and do not necessarily reflect the views of

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/childrens-services

Outcome Measurement in Child Protection: International Literature Review and Critical Analysis of Child...

Released: 14 Sep 1998

This report was written by Lyn Gain and Lawrie Young for the Steering Committee for the Review of Commonwealth/State Service Provision. The views expressed in the report are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/child-protection

A Plan for Development of Nationally Comparable School Student Learning Outcomes through Establishment of...

Released: 14 Mar 1997

The report, prepared by the Macquarie Consortium, details the project to develop nationally comparable school student learning outcomes through establishment of equivalences between existing State and Territory Tests.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/nationally-comparable-school-outcomes