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

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Public Transport Pricing - Commission Research Paper

Released: 15 Dec 2021

COVID-19 has decimated public transport patronage and revenue in all Australian cities. The recovery period provides time for state and territory governments to re-think how they price and deliver sustainable public transport services. The report

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/public-transport

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

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.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/national-agreements/indigenous-reform

National Partnership Agreement on Essential Vaccines 2016-17 - Performance report

Released: 10 Aug 2017

This report assesses the performance of State and Territory government against the four benchmarks set out in the National Partnership Agreement on Essential Vaccines for the period 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/national-partnership/essential-vaccines/2016-2017

National Partnership Agreement on Essential Vaccines 2015-16 - Performance report

Released: 19 Sep 2016

This report assesses the performance of State and Territory government against the four benchmarks set out in the National Partnership Agreement on Essential Vaccines for the period 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/supporting/national-partnership/essential-vaccines/2015-2016

Digital Disruption: What do governments need to do? - Commission Research Paper

Released: 15 Jun 2016

This paper focuses on the role of government in the face of potentially disruptive technological change.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/digital-disruption

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

Developments in Anti-dumping Arrangements - Commission Research Paper

Released: 29 Feb 2016

This research paper provides an economic stocktake of recent anti-dumping activity and the changes to Australia's anti-dumping system since the Commission's last report.

https://www.pc.gov.au/research/completed/antidumping-developments

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

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