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Grattan Institute

Research report

21 Jun 2015

Overview: Poor implementation of a policy to get better value for PBS spending is costing government $320 million a year and raising questions about pharmaceutical industry involvement in drug pricing.

The therapeutic group premium policy, introduced in 1998 to stop the government wasting...

Research report

24 May 2015

The journey to a new model of electricity delivery in Australia has begun, but has so far seen mistakes and much waste. If the transformation is managed poorly, consumers will pay again.

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An energy revolution is at hand in Australia, as...

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19 Apr 2015

Overview: The Government must act to prevent excessive fees taking at least $40,000 from the superannuation accounts of millions of Australians at retirement.

Too many account holders pay too much in both administration and investment management fees, and that the system could be...

Research report

9 Dec 2014

This report finds that older Australians are capturing a growing share of Australia’s wealth, while the wealth of younger Australians has stagnated.

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We have come to expect that each generation will be better off than its parents: wealthier, healthier and better...

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19 Oct 2014

This report argues that huge changes in Australia’s gas market will push up the average household bill in Melbourne by more than $300 a year, and in Sydney and Adelaide by more than $100 a year.

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For some time the price...

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12 Oct 2014

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For people new to higher education and higher education policy, the field can seem bewildering. Basic facts are surprisingly difficult to find and interpret. Funding entitlements reflect the sector’s history more than consistent policy principles. Proposed radical changes to higher education policy...

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28 Sep 2014

This paper recommends more public discussion, including an education campaign, about the limits of health care as death approaches and the need to focus on end-of-life care.

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This report is about how, where and with whom we die. The baby boomers...

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20 Jul 2014

This report maps the Australian economy by the location of economic activity, defined as the dollar value of goods and services produced by workers within a particular area.

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Eighty per cent of the value of all goods and services produced in...

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6 Jul 2014

This report recommends a change to the way consumers pay for the network that carries electricity from generators to homes, so that it better reflects the cost of running the network.

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Australians are paying too much for power. In the five...

Research report

10 Jun 2014

This paper shows how Australian businesses can get the most out of one of the biggest global innovations: information communications technology.

Overview: Innovation – the successful application of new ideas – drives Australia’s productivity. Australia’s biggest innovation opportunity lies in creatively exploiting global...

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