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Productivity Commission

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PC

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19 Oct 2017

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•    The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a complex and highly valued national reform. If implemented well, it will substantially improve the wellbeing of people with disability and Australians more generally.
•    The level of commitment to the success and...

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09 Oct 2017

The Productivity Commission has been asked to undertake an inquiry into Australia’s system of horizontal fiscal equalisation (HFE) as the basis for the distribution of GST revenue to the States and Territories (hereafter States). The Productivity Commission is to consider the influence the...

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15 Sep 2017

State and Territory governments are primarily responsible for the management of water resources within their jurisdictions. The Commonwealth has played a role in funding the acceleration of reform, leadership and coordination, and management of some transboundary resources where agreed by...

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29 Jul 2017

The Productivity Commission is required under its Act to report annually on industry assistance and its effects on the economy. This report contains the Commission’s latest quantitative estimates of Australian Government assistance to industry.

This year’s review also explores how recent...

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Discussion paper

28 Jul 2017

The Australian Parliament recently legislated the introduction of new measures to collect Goods and Services Tax (GST) on low value imported goods, from 1 July 2018.

Aside from tobacco and alcohol products, physical goods with a value of $1000 or less are currently exempt from GST when...

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Research report

19 Jul 2017

Support for protectionist trade policies flares up periodically, usually during periods of slow economic and income growth. Now is one of those periods.

The trend towards use of tariffs and other protectionist measures has lifted in G20 countries since the Global Financial Crisis and...

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07 Jul 2017

The Australian Government has asked the Productivity Commission to undertake a 12-month inquiry into the competitiveness and efficiency of Australia's superannuation system. This represents the third stage of the Commission's review of the competitiveness and efficiency of Australia's...

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19 Jun 2017

Telecommunications is fundamental to any modern society. It plays an increasingly important role in the delivery of private and public sector services across the economy. Access to telecommunications services is also a key enabler of social inclusion — allowing people to connect with family,...

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09 Jun 2017

This position paper outlines the Commission's early thinking on NDIS costs. The purpose of this position paper is to seek feedback on the Commission's preliminary conclusions, and on any additional issues that should be considered before the public release of the final study report.

This...

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Discussion paper

02 Jun 2017

This inquiry is about finding ways to put the people who use human services, such as health care, social housing and family and community services, at the heart of service provision. This matters because everyone will access human services in their lifetime and change is needed to enable and...

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Report

19 Oct 2017

Key points
•    The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a complex and highly valued national reform. If implemented well, it will substantially improve the wellbeing of people with disability and Australians more generally.
•    The level of commitment to the success and...

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Geographic Coverage: 
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Draft report

09 Oct 2017

The Productivity Commission has been asked to undertake an inquiry into Australia’s system of horizontal fiscal equalisation (HFE) as the basis for the distribution of GST revenue to the States and Territories (hereafter States). The Productivity Commission is to consider the influence the...

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Draft report

15 Sep 2017

State and Territory governments are primarily responsible for the management of water resources within their jurisdictions. The Commonwealth has played a role in funding the acceleration of reform, leadership and coordination, and management of some transboundary resources where agreed by...

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29 Jul 2017

The review contains the Commission's latest quantitative estimates of Australian Government assistance to industry.

This year's review also explores how recent developments such as the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility, assistance responses to Arrium going into receivership and...

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29 Jul 2017

The Productivity Commission is required under its Act to report annually on industry assistance and its effects on the economy. This report contains the Commission’s latest quantitative estimates of Australian Government assistance to industry.

This year’s review also explores how recent...

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Discussion paper

28 Jul 2017

The Australian Parliament recently legislated the introduction of new measures to collect Goods and Services Tax (GST) on low value imported goods, from 1 July 2018.

Aside from tobacco and alcohol products, physical goods with a value of $1000 or less are currently exempt from GST when...

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Discussion paper

28 Jul 2017

This inquiry will consider the matter of the amendments to the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 in relation to collecting GST on low value imported goods, including:

  1. the effectiveness of the amendments
  2. whether models for collecting goods and services tax in
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Presentation

20 Jul 2017

Productivity Commission Chairman Peter Harris presented a speech to the Economic and Social Outlook Conference on 20 July 2017 in Melbourne.

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When the organisers met with me to set the agenda for this conference session months ago, it was the first time since I have been in...

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20 Jul 2017

When the organisers met with me to set the agenda for this conference session months ago, it was the first time since I have been in Chairman of the Productivity Commission – four years now - that we could not find a consensus and commit in advance to a topic that represented the outlook, the...

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Research report

19 Jul 2017

Support for protectionist trade policies flares up periodically, usually during periods of slow economic and income growth. Now is one of those periods.

The trend towards use of tariffs and other protectionist measures has lifted in G20 countries since the Global Financial Crisis and...

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Associated Content

Industry policy for a productive Australia

08 Dec 2008

Journal article

How to assess the competitiveness and efficiency of the superannuation system - Submission

31 Aug 2016

Submission