The Australian Government has asked the Productivity Commission (the Commission) to undertake a broad-ranging inquiry into public infrastructure, comprising two broad streams of work:
As spelt out in more detail in the terms of reference, the Commission has been asked to analyse:
This inquiry will draw on Australian and overseas evidence in examining these issues.
These analyses will provide the basis for the Commission to make recommendations to improve outcomes in infrastructure provision for the benefit of the community as a whole.
This issues paper is intended to assist the public in preparing submissions to the Commission.
It covers a range of issues on which the Commission seeks information and feedback.
Find out more about making a submission here