Peter Harris

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7 Feb 2018

The Productivity Commission has questioned the effectiveness of the decades-old 'four pillars' banking policy, describing it as 'ad hoc' and 'redundant'.

A draft report into competition in the financial system also says the banking regulator APRA's recent 'blunt intervention' in reining in the...

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20 Jul 2017

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

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7 Nov 2016


It is almost twelve months since the Productivity Commission completed its Inquiry Report into Workplace Relations.

The Government has yet to formally respond and given the nature of the topic, that is probably understandable.

We can all hope that the...


22 Sep 2015

This speech was given by the Chairman of the Productivity Commission to the Australian Competition Policy Summit 2015'


In 2013, the Australian Government announced that there would be the first comprehensive review of competition policy in Australia in a generation....

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