April 2017

The Commission has released the findings from its investigation into a competitive neutrality complaint against CITEC Confirm, a Queensland Government-owned business unit that provides information brokerage. Details can be found on our webpage.

March 2017

The Commission has released its consultation paper on Service Delivery in Queensland’s remote and discrete Indigenous Communities. Details can be found on our webpage.

December 2016

The Queensland Treasurer has asked the Commission to undertake an Inquiry into Service Delivery in Queensland’s remote and discrete Indigenous Communities.  Details can be found on our webpage.

November 2016

This Electricity Pricing Inquiry has concluded. The Final Report was sent to the Queensland Government on 31 May 2016 and publicly released on 30 November 2016.

The Queensland Government response to the report is available here.

September 2016

The Queensland Treasurer has announced an Inquiry into Queensland’s Manufacturing Sector. Details can be found on our Manufacturing Inquiries Page

July 2016

Professor Sonj Hall has been appointed as Interim Executive Director of the QPC. She has a career spanning leadership and senior executive positions across government, healthcare and academia.

Sonj has advised heads of government and various Commonwealth and state ministers whilst providing stewardship for strategic health and community care policy.

She is a graduate member of AICD and holds both academia appointments at QUT and The University of Western Australia where she completed her PhD and Master of Public Health.

June 2016

The Queensland Productivity Commission has today delivered its Solar Feed-in Pricing Final Report to the Queensland State Government. 

Under the QPC Act, the Queensland Government now has up to six months to provide a response, and at that point the full report will be published on the Queensland Productivity Commission website.

May 2016

The Queensland Productivity Commission has delivered its Electricity Pricing Inquiry Final Report to the Queensland State Government.

Under the QPC Act, the Queensland Government now has up to six months to provide a response, and at that point the full report will be published on the Queensland Productivity Commission website.

March 2016

Draft Report for Solar Feed-in Pricing Inquiry released

The Queensland Productivity Commission has today announced the release of the draft report for Solar Feed-in Pricing Inquiry.

Submissions are invited from interested parties before 15 April 2015.

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February 2016

Draft Report for Electricity Pricing Inquiry released

The Queensland Productivity Commission (QPC) has announced the release of the Draft Report for Electricity Pricing Inquiry. The objective of the Electricity Pricing inquiry is to examine electricity pricing in Queensland and provide the Government with options that improve outcomes for consumers.

Submissions are invited from interested parties before 11 March 2015.

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January 2016

Revised release date – Electricity Pricing Inquiry Draft Report

We are updating stakeholders about the progress of the Electricity Pricing Inquiry. The Terms of Reference for this Inquiry requires a Draft Report be published by the end of January 2016. We have experienced a slight delay and the Draft Report will be released in early February 2016.

 

November 2015

Regulatory Impact Assessment for Sugar Industry Amendment Bill 2015

The Queensland Productivity Commission (QPC) provided its Decision Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) on the Sugar Industry (Real choice in Marketing) Amendment Bill 2015 to the Treasurer on 25 November 2015.

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October 2015

Regulatory Impact Assessment for Sugar Industry Amendment Bill 2015

The Queensland Productivity Commission (QPC) has announced the release of a Consultation Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) on the Sugar Industry (Real choice in Marketing) Amendment Bill 2015.

Submissions are invited from interested parties before 13 November 2015.

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Public Forums – Electricity/Solar Pricing Inquiries

The Queensland Productivity Commission will be holding public hearings to discuss the inquiries into Electricity Pricing and Solar Feed-in Pricing. Public forums will provide interested parties with the opportunity to present evidence and views to the Commission relevant to these two inquiries.

Public forums will be held at the following locations

  • Townsville (Registrations closed) – 2 November 2015, 9am.
  • Brisbane – (Registrations closed) – 5 November 2015, 10am.
  • Toowoomba – (Registrations closed) – 12 November 2015, 10am
  • Rockhampton – (Registrations closed)- 17 November 2015, 10am
  • Mount Isa – (Registrations closed) – 18 November 2015, 10am
  • Cairns – (Registrations closed) – 26 November 2015, 10am.

Register here to attend a public forum.

Revised release date – Consultation RIS

Sugar Industry (Real Choice in Marketing) Amendment Bill 2015

The release of the RIS has been delayed for a week to allow for further consideration to the matters raised in submission received on 9 October 2015.

The debate of the Bill has been delayed to the first sitting week in December.

We will publish a revised timetable shortly.

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Solar Feed-in Pricing Inquiry

The QPC has announced the release of the Issues Paper for Solar Feed-in Pricing Inquiry on Friday 16 October 2015. The Queensland Government has asked the QPC to determine a fair price (or fair prices) for solar power produced at the home or business premises of a ‘small customer’ and exported into the electricity grid.

Submission are invited from interested parties before 23 November 2015.

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Issues Paper for Electricity Pricing Inquiry released

The Queensland Productivity Commission (QPC) has announced the release of the Issues Paper for Electricity Pricing Inquiry. The objective of the Electricity Pricing inquiry is to examine electricity pricing in Queensland and provide the Government with options that improve outcomes for consumers.

Submissions are invited from interested parties before 16 November 2015.

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Principal Commissioner commences

Kim Wood commenced at the QPC on 1 October 2015.

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September 2015

Regulatory Impact Assessment for Sugar Industry Amendment Bill 2015

The Queensland Government has requested the QPC to undertake a regulatory (including economic) impact assessment of the Sugar Industry (Real Choice in Marketing) Amendment Bill 2015.

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