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

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Australia's Prison Dilemma - Commission Research Paper

Released: 29 Oct 2021

Australia is putting more people in prison despite a significant fall in the number of criminal offenders. This paper looks at what is driving these trends, the costs on society and whether there are alternatives to prison that still keep the

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/prison-dilemma

Rising inequality? A stocktake of the evidence - Commission Research Paper

Released: 28 Aug 2018

The purpose of this research paper is to contribute to an informed discussion in Australia by bringing together and taking stock of the latest and most complete evidence measuring the prevalence of, and trends in, inequality, economic mobility and

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/rising-inequality

Payroll Tax in the Costing of Government Services - Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service ...

Released: 14 Oct 1999

A Steering Committee research paper on the effects of payroll tax on the provision of government services.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/payroll-tax

Linking Inputs and Outputs: Activity Measurement by Police Services - Steering Committee for the Review of...

Released: 4 Oct 1999

A Steering Committee research paper on the use of activity measurement by Australasian police agencies.

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

Reforms in Government Services 1997 - Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision...

Released: 16 Jun 1997

The report consists of three case studies which examine the implementation of a shift from grant funding to purchasing of community services in South Australia, output based funding of public acute hospital care in Victoria, and competitive

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/government-services-reform-1997

The Use of Cost Litigation Rules to improve the Efficiency of the Legal System - Office of Regulation...

Released: 1 Mar 1995

This submission to the Australian Law Reform Commission review of the litigation cost rules comments on whether changes should be made to how costs are awarded in proceedings before federal courts and tribunals.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/cost-litigation-rules