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2012 Indigenous expenditure report /

by Australia. Productivity Commission.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Productivity Commission 2012Description: xviii, 309 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: September 2012 Overview & reportSummary: The 2012 Report is the second in a series that provides estimates of expenditure on services to Indigenous Australians. It contributes to the information available to policy makers to address the gap between outcomes for Indigenous and other Australians. It provides information on the level and patterns of expenditure on targeted and mainstream services for Indigenous Australians across 86 expenditure categories, mapped to the COAG National Indigenous Reform Agreement building blocks. When combined with other information, the estimates in the Report can contribute to a better understanding of the adequacy, effectiveness and efficiency of government expenditure on services to Indigenous Australians.Availability: (1)

Ageing and health care : inexorable costs versus modest adaptation. /

by Richardson, Jeff.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Centre for Health Economics, Monash University 2004Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.buseco.monash.edu.au/centres/che/pubs/wp150.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:19:51 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Annual report /

by Australia. Productivity Commission.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T Australia. Productivity Commission Online Access: Website | Annual report : 2017-18 Notes: Most recent report available as PDF.Summary: The Productivity Commission Annual Report provides details of the Commission's operations and reflects on current research activities.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Annual review of regulatory burdens on business : social and economic infrastructure services /

by Australia. Productivity Commission.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Productivity Commission 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Australia's health workforce /

by Australia. Productivity Commission.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Productivity Commission 2005Description: lxxv, 271 p.Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-271) September 2005Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Brotherhood of St Laurence submission : Productivity Commission Consumer Policy Framework. /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2007Description: 6 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: The Brotherhood welcomes the Productivity Commission’s commitment to effective consumer policy as all Australians have a right to fair and affordable access to basic services. This access helps low income people to be part of Australia’s mainstream society, and for corporate, government and community sectors to all take responsibility for addressing social problems.Availability: Items available for loan: BSL Archives (1).

Carbon emission policies in key economies /

by Australia. Productivity Commission.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australia. Productivity Commission 2011Description: xli, 231 p. : ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: May 2011 Bibliography : p. 197-231Summary: The Australian Government commissioned this report to help it, and the Multi-Party Climate Change Committee, assess the extent to which key economies are taking action to address climate change. It provides a stocktake of the large number of policy measures in the electricity generation and road transport sectors of the countries studied. And it provides estimates of the burdens associated with these policies in each country and the abatement achieved. While the results are based on a robust methodology, data limitations have meant that some estimates could only be indicative.Availability: (1)

Caring for older Australians: volume 1 /

by Australia. Productivity Commission.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australia. Productivity Commission 2011Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: June 2011 2 vols Includes bibliography Living longer. Living better (DH&A)Summary: This report identifies a number of weaknesses in Australia's aged care system. It proposes a wide-ranging package of reforms to address these issues, including a much simpler, single gateway into aged careAvailability: (1)

Caring for older Australians: volume 2 /

by Australia. Productivity Commission.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Australia. Productivity Commission 2011Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: June 2011 2 vols Includes bibliography Living longer. Living better (DH&A)Summary: This report identifies a number of weaknesses in Australia's aged care system. It proposes a wide-ranging package of reforms to address these issues, including a much simpler, single gateway into aged careAvailability: (1)

Contribution of the not for profit sector /

by Australia. Productivity Commission.

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. Productivity Commission 2010Description: lxii., 441 p.Summary: There is a need for wide-ranging reforms to remove unnecessary burdens and costs faced by the not-for-profit sector and improve its accountability. Better regulation, improved funding arrangements and enhanced opportunities for innovation would improve outcomes for the community and the public's confidence in the sector.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Distribution of the economic gains of the 1990s : staff research paper. /

by Parham, Dean | Australia. Productivity Commission | Barnes, Paula | Roberts, Paul | Kennett, Sharon.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Productivity Commission 2000Description: xxx,163 p. : ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: November 2000 Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-163)Availability: (1)

Economic implications for an ageing Australia : submission to the Productivity Commission /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence | Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Brotherhood of St Laurence 2004; Fitzroy, Vic. Brotherhood of St Laurence 2004Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: September 2004 Includes bibliographical references (p. 10)Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1), BSL Archives (1).

Economic implications of an ageing Australia /

by Australia. Productivity Commission.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Productivity Commission 2005Description: xli, 428 p. + 1 computer laser optical disk : col. : 4 and 3/4 in.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: March 2005 Includes bibliographical references. Chairman: Gary BanksAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Effects of health and education on labour force participation . /

by Laplagne, Patrick | Glover, Maurice | Shomos, Anthony.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Productivity Commission 2007Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: INTO AND OUT OF WORKAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Emission reduction policies and carbon prices in key economies : working paper /

by Australia. Productivity Commission.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australia. Productivity Commission 2011Description: 31 p. : ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: March 2011 Bibliography : p. 28-29Summary: Outlines the Commission's approach to a range of methodological issues associated with the study of emissions-reduction policies in key economies.Availability: (1)

Evidence-based policy-making : what is it? how do we get it? /

by Banks, Gary.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Productivity Commission 2009Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Gambling in Australia : are we balancing the equation? /

by Banks, Gary | Australia. Productivity Commission.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Productivity Commission 2007Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Australian Gaming Expo Conference Sydney, 19 August 2007Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Independent review of the Job Network : inquiry report. /

Publisher: Canberra, A.C.T. AusInfo 2002Description: 1 v.Notes: June 2002 Includes bibliographical referencesAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Joint submission to the Productivity Commission review of National Competition Policy Arrangements /

by Brotherhood of St Laurence.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Victorian Council of Social Service 2004; Brotherhood of St Laurence 2004Description: 10 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: June 2004 Includes bibliographical referencesAvailability: Items available for reference: BSL Archives (1).

Links between literacy and numeracy skills and labour market outcomes /

by Shomos, Anthony | Australia. Productivity Commission.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Productivity Commission 2010Description: viii, 78 p. : ill.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Bibliography : p. 75-78Summary: Literacy and numeracy skills are one component of a person's human capital, and the focus of research in this paper. While raising educational attainment has been a longstanding goal of governments, more recently governments have focussed their attention on improving literacy and numeracy outcomes. For example, the Victorian Government's plan to improve literacy and numeracy skills aims to 'increase the proportion of young people meeting basic literacy and numeracy standards, and improve overall levels of achievement' To assist with achieving this goal, the National Assessment Plan - Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) has been established, which includes reporting results on the literacy and numeracy levels of students in years 3, 5, 7 and 9, and how they have changed over time.Availability: (1)

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