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

The Commission has a statutory mandate to conduct a program of research to support its inquiries, annual reporting and other responsibilities, including promoting community awareness and understanding of various productivity and regulatory issues.

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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

An ageing Australia: Preparing for the future - Commission Research Paper

Released: 22 Nov 2013

This report focuses on the effects of ageing on economic output (underpinned by changes in population, participation and productivity) and the resulting implications for government budgets were current policy settings to be maintained. In that

Policy Implications of the Ageing of Australia's Population Conference - Productivity Commission Conference ...

Released: 18 Mar 1999

Proceedings of a conference convened by the Productivity Commission and the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research on the policy implications of the ageing of Australia's population, held 18-19 March 1999.

The Migration Agents Registration Scheme: Effects And Improvements - Office of Regulation Review Submission

Released: 1 Aug 1994

This submission is in response to the Joint Standing Committee on Migration's inquiry into the Migration Agents Registration Scheme. The submission comments on the effects of the current scheme and highlights some details of the scheme which may