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

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Plan to Identify Planning and Zoning Reforms - Information Paper

Released: 9 Mar 2021

In July 2020, the Council on Federal Financial Relations asked the Commission to prepare a plan to identify planning and zoning reforms that jurisdictions could consider as part of their response to, and recovery from, the COVID-19 pandemic.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/planning-zoning-reforms

Victoria's Commercial Land Use Zoning - Productivity Reform Case Study

Released: 14 Sep 2020

This case study explores the implementation and impacts of changes to Victoria’s commercial zones over the past decade.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/vic-commercial-zoning

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

Vulnerable Private Renters: Evidence and Options - Commission Research Paper

Released: 25 Sep 2019

This research paper examines the experiences of vulnerable people in the private rental market and the consequences of those experiences, where possible. It also discusses the policy environment affecting outcomes for vulnerable renters, and private

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/renters

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

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

Efficiency in Health - Commission Research Paper

Released: 23 Apr 2015

In this paper, the Commission has identified and assessed opportunities to improve the operation of Australia's health care system. This is based on a roundtable the Commission held with health policy experts in November 2014, as well as follow-up

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/efficiency-health

Housing Assistance and Employment in Australia - Commission Research Paper

Released: 9 Apr 2015

This paper examines the links between housing assistance - social housing and Commonwealth Rent Assistance - and employment.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/housing-employment

National Agreement Performance Information 2008: National Affordable Housing 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 Affordable Housing Agreement.

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

Asset Measurement in the Costing of Government Services - Steering Committee for the Review of Government...

Released: 5 Sep 2001

Asset Measurement in the Costing of Government Services

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