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Grattan Institute

Research report

22 Feb 2016

Calls for changes to ensure patients are protected from out-of-pocket charges and taxpayers get to share the savings from economies of scale and efficiency gains.

Summary

The government could save up to $175 million a year by changing the way it pays...

Working paper

15 Dec 2015

Overview

Australia has begun to address climate change. The Commonwealth Government has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 26–28 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030. But we do not have a comprehensive, credible domestic policy framework to achieve this target. We...

Research report

6 Dec 2015

A well- designed GST reform package could support economic growth, make the tax and transfer system more progressive and give governments more budgetary options, according to this report.

Summary Extending the goods and services tax to cover many of the categories currently exempt...

Research report

24 Nov 2015

Better targeting of superannuation contributions tax breaks could save the budget $3.9 billion a year, argues this report.

Summary

Tax breaks for superannuation contributions and earnings should be targeted more tightly at their policy purpose. The current system is expensive and unfair....

Research report

1 Nov 2015

More than $2 billion in surpluses from teaching are being used to fund research in Australian universities, according to this report.

Summary More than $2 billion in surpluses from teaching are being used to fund research in Australian universities. On a conservative estimate,...

Research report

30 Aug 2015

Overview

For more than a year Australia has debated deregulating university fees for domestic undergraduates. The issue is controversial, but for many years fees have been deregulated for international students and domestic postgraduate coursework students. This report looks at how much these students...

Research report

16 Aug 2015

Overview

In some hospitals, far too many people get a treatment they should not get, even when the evidence is clear that it is unnecessary or doesn’t work. Australia urgently needs a system to identify these outlier hospitals and make sure they are...

Research report

26 Jul 2015

A huge spread of achievement levels in Australian classrooms is making it hard for teachers to implement best education practice and target their teaching to the needs of every individual student.

A range of studies show that at any given year level there is...

Research report

14 Jul 2015

A levy of just $2 for every $1000 of unimproved land value would raise $7 billion a year with an annual charge of $772 on the median-priced Sydney home, $560 on the median-priced Melbourne home, and lower average rates in other cities and the regions,...

Research report

1 Jul 2015

Australia is set for more than a decade of deficits between 2008 and 2019, but the reality may be even worse than projections, argues this report.

Overview

Grattan Institute’s 2013 report, Balancing budgets: tough choices we need , concluded that without structural...

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