The Queensland Productivity Commission is the State's independent economic review body established to review complex economic and regulatory issues and propose policy reforms to government.

Current inquiries

Inquiry into imprisonment and recidivism

In September 2018, the Queensland Government asked the Commission to undertake an inquiry to determine how government resources and policies may be best used to reduce imprisonment and recidivism to improve outcomes for the community.

The Commission's draft report for this inquiry is now available.

Current stage: Further public consultation

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Current reviews

Pricing Review of Container Refund Scheme

The Queensland Productivity Commission has been asked to undertake a review of pricing impacts from the Container Refund Scheme over the first 12 months of its operation.

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Inquiry events


Inquiry into imprisonment and recidivism

Public hearing

Cairns Hilton Doubletree - 9.30am
121-123 Esplanade

Inquiry into imprisonment and recidivism

Public hearing

Queensland Productivity Commission - 9.30am
Level 27, 145 Ann Street

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Regulatory review

The Office of Best Practice Regulation (OBPR) assists agencies in applying effective and rigorous regulatory impact analysis (RIA) as part of their standard policy development process.

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