Productivity Commission

Type: Organization
Name: Productivity Commission
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Deal’s benefits outweigh its costs

IF there were a way of quantifying the importance of current issues and their respective coverage in the media, and dividing the former by the latter, the Trans-Pacific Partnership might well rank first. The little-known trade deal, which Australia has ... [Published The Australian - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Reconciliation can occur with goodwill: PM

Finishing the journey of indigenous reconciliation won't be easy, but it can happen with the spirit of goodwill, Prime Minister Tony Abbott says.Mr Abbott told the Indigenous Governance Awards in Melbourne that indigenous reconciliation was a tremendous ... [Published 9News.com.au - 5 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

ACCC approves Jewellers Association database

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has granted authorisation until December 31, 2019 to allow the Jewellers Association of Australia (JAA) to work with members to establish and operate a retail tenancy database.The database will ... [Published Inside Retailing Online - 13 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 3 reports

Regional Australia Institute urges Commonwealth to rethink disaster funding distribution

The Regional Australia Institute says there is no case to support the Federal Government reducing its funding for disaster reconstruction.The Institute is one of more than 200 groups that have made a submission to the Productivity Commission's Draft Report ... [Published ABC Online - 16 hours ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Will the Productivity Commission deliver for the childcare sector?

Last year in an open letter to the prime minister and the leader of the opposition, early childhood employers and peak bodies joined forces to ask for a commitment to early learning. They warned the political…AuthorLecturer Early Childhood Education and ... [Published Conversation AU - 21 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Address at the launch of the Deloitte Access Economics ‘Unleashing Productivity’ report, Canberra

Thank you Gerhard for that introduction, and I thank you very much ladies and gentlemen, for inviting me to launch Deloitte Access Economics' report " Get out of your own way - Unleashing productivity ".I love the title. And, as usual, you've produced ... [Published Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

OPINION: Legislative Changes Add Over 47,000 People To The Workforce

By Steve Shepherd, Group Director, RandstadA new federal government and its first national budget have brought about reforms encouraging more diversity, flexibility and participation in the Australian jobs market. According to leading recruitment and ... [Published Australian Banking & Finance - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Mayne: director protests overshadowing remuneration issues at AGMs

Ever since Peter Costello introduced the non-binding vote on remuneration reports 10 years ago, executive pay issues have consistently attracted the biggest protest votes at Australian public company AGMs. But ever since the Gillard Government legislated the ... [Published Crikey Media - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

No free range nannies, says peak children's body

Central co-ordination units should be set up if nannies get federal government funding to prevent fraud and make sure nannies deliver appropriate care, the peak body for children says. Central co-ordination units should be set up if nannies get federal ... [Published West Coast Sentinel - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

No need to copy Kiwis

IT DIDN'T attract media attention, because there was no crisis to report. The Productivity Commission’s research report on the dairy industry, released last month, simply reported that nonintervention was working well in the industry, and that the problems ... [Published Stock Journal Australia - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Dam plan won't wash: Greens

OPINION: WITHIN a few hours of the Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce announcing his plan to choke off rivers across the nation his government colleague Senator Simon Birmingham, Parliamentary Secretary to the Environment Minister, was revealing the degree ... [Published Queensland Country Life - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Means-testing child-care rebate means families are paying twice

Recent media reports suggest that the Productivity Commission into Child Care and Early Childhood Learning will recommend that the simplified single-payment child-care rebate is means-tested. This is not…AuthorCoordinator: International Baccalaureate ... [Published Conversation AU - Oct 28 2014]

Quotes

"But if we talk about it in the spirit of goodwill and brotherhood and sisterhood, I am sure that we can finish this great journey together and then we can march on, on the great journey of our nation together."
"We're always talking about betterment but I mean making a six inch pipe and eight inch pipe doesn't fix the problem."

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Deal’s benefits outweigh its costs [Published The Australian - 2 hours ago]
Reconciliation can occur with goodwill: PM [Published 9News.com.au - 5 hours ago]
ACCC approves Jewellers Association database [Published Inside Retailing Online - 13 hours ago]
Regional Australia Institute urges Commonwealth... [Published ABC Online - 16 hours ago]
Will the Productivity Commission deliver for th... [Published Conversation AU - 21 hours ago]
Blow to disaster funding [Published Townsville Bulletin - Oct 29 2014]
Q&A, launch of the Deloitte Access Economics ‘U... [Published Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia - Oct 29 2014]
Funding cut will leave state in big hole [Published Brisbane Courier-Mail - Oct 29 2014]
Keane: Team Australia hypocrisy, ABC News Inter... [Published Crikey Media - Oct 29 2014]
Zone reforms in Victoria pave the way for ALDI ... [Published Australian Food News - Oct 29 2014]
Government’s latest workplace changes designed ... [Published ACTU - Oct 29 2014]
Address at the launch of the Deloitte Access Ec... [Published Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Australia - Oct 29 2014]
OPINION: Legislative Changes Add Over 47,000 Pe... [Published Australian Banking & Finance - Oct 29 2014]
Mayne: director protests overshadowing remunera... [Published Crikey Media - Oct 29 2014]
No free range nannies, says peak children's body [Published West Coast Sentinel - Oct 29 2014]
Workforce issues ‘swept under the carpet’: Macri [Published Australian Aging Agenda - Oct 29 2014]
Online shopping and potential changes to the lo... [Published Australian Policy Online - Oct 29 2014]
Vale HACC, 1984-2014 [Published Australian Aging Agenda - Oct 29 2014]
No need to copy Kiwis [Published Stock Journal Australia - Oct 28 2014]
Dam plan won't wash: Greens [Published Queensland Country Life - Oct 28 2014]
Farmers’ daily wages less than P200—PSA [Published Business Mirror - Oct 28 2014]
No good can come from binding our lives to the ... [Published Sydney Morning Herald - Oct 28 2014]
Betting against Australian bookies [Published Business Spectator - Oct 28 2014]
Means-testing child-care rebate means families ... [Published Conversation AU - Oct 28 2014]
The one word that explains how I 'do it all' [Published Women's Agenda - Oct 28 2014]
Teacher graduate glut a myth: Australian Cathol... [Published ABC Online - Oct 27 2014]
Political gamble: Victorian government power so... [Published WA Today - Oct 27 2014]
PM must be Robin Hood on childcare [Published Herald Sun - Oct 27 2014]
Spring clean for laws and Regulations [Published PSNews - Oct 27 2014]
FCAI cautions against amended MV standards act [Published Motoring.com.au - Oct 27 2014]
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Inquiry to social service provision should be a... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Oct 06 2014]
The Public Service Association says that the Productivity Commission’s inquiry on more effective social services is a chance to genuinely evaluate what currently works and what doesn’t. ...
Property Council welcomes Inquiry into land supply [Published Scoop NZ - Business - Sep 10 2014]
Property Council welcomes the scope of the Productivity Commission’s new inquiry into the supply and development capacity of land for housing. ...
LGNZ welcomes inquiry into land supply for housing [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Sep 10 2014]
Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ) has welcomed today’s announcement by the Government to request the Productivity Commission to look into ways to improve the supply and development of land for housing in New Zealand’s cities. ...
Using land for housing [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Sep 09 2014]
The Government has asked the Productivity Commission to investigate ways to improve the way local authorities regulate to make land available for housing. ...
Put Malcolm in the middle [Published Jack the Insider - Aug 08 2014]
There have been a few shockers I could mark as contenders but surely this week ranks as the worst week for the Abbott government in the ten months since it was elected. It’s been a bit like watching a camel eat custard. You cannot look but you dare ...
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