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

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National Agreement Performance Information 2008: National Indigenous Reform Agreement

Released: 6 Feb 2020

The information in this report is intended as an input to the COAG Reform Council's analysis of the National Indigenous Reform Agreement.

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

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

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

Deep and Persistent Disadvantage in Australia - Productivity Commission Staff Working Paper

Released: 11 Jul 2013

This paper is about disadvantage in Australia, and in particular, about Australians who experience deep and persistent disadvantage.

Better Indigenous Policies: The Role of Evaluation - Productivity Commission Roundtable Proceedings

Released: 30 Apr 2013

The Commission held a roundtable on Better Indigenous Policies: The Role of Evaluation at Old Parliament House in Canberra on 22-23 October.

Influences on Indigenous Labour Market Outcomes - Productivity Commission Staff Working Paper

Released: 5 Dec 2011

This staff working paper examines factors that potentially influence Indigenous.

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