Public Submissions

The Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre is committed to contributing to the evidence base used to inform good public policy. In doing so, researchers at BCEC look to provide expert advice and information to government inquiries at both state and Federal levels. These include submissions to the Productivity Commission, Senate Committees, House of Representative and Joint Committee inquiries.

Royal Commission into Age Care Quality and Safety Submission on the Impact of COVID-19 This submission was prepared for the Royal Commission into Age Care Quality and Safety and drew from the findings from the Centre’s ‘To Health and Happiness: WA’s Health Industry Future‘ report, along with analysis from a range of data sources.... Read article 26 February 2021Public Submissions Read More
Senate Inquiry Submission: Higher Education Support Amendment (Job-Ready Graduates and Supporting Regional and Remote Students) This submission was prepared as a response to the Senate Education and Employment Legislation Committee inquiry into the Higher Education Support Amendment. The Centre drew from detailed analysis it had carried out on the impact of the proposed changes to... Read article 25 September 2020Public Submissions Read More
Retirement Incomes and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians: Submission to the Treasury Retirement Incomes Review The purpose of this submission is to impress upon the Secretariat and Treasury researchers conducting the review of Australia’s retirement income system of the need to include a focus on the adequacy of retirement incomes for Indigenous Australians and to... Read article 22 May 2020Public Submissions Read More
Senate Inquiry Submission: The Future of Work and Workers BCEC researchers have focussed a great deal of their academic work in examining social and economic issues affecting the labour market and workforce in Australia. This submission brings together a new body of evidence based on recent research released in BCEC’s Focus on... Read article 27 April 2018Public Submissions Read More
Senate Inquiry Submission: Gender segregation in the workplace and its impact on women’s economic equality Researchers within the Centre have focussed a great deal of their academic work in examining social and economic issues affecting the economic equality and security of women. This submission brings together a new body of evidence based on recent research... Read article 24 March 2017Public Submissions Read More
Senate Inquiry Submission: Economic Security for Women in Retirement Researchers within the Centre have focussed a great deal of their academic work in examining social and economic issues affecting the economic security of women. This submission brings together a large body of evidence-based research and expertise, particularly around gender wealth... Read article 30 November 2015Public Submissions Read More
Senate Inquiry Submission: Home Ownership Home ownership has always been, and will remain, the tenure of choice for households living in Greater Perth. A recent survey as part of the Housing We’d Choose: A Study for Perth and Peel report (Department of Housing, 2013) found... Read article 1 June 2015Public Submissions Read More
Senate Inquiry Submission: The Extent of Income Inequality in Australia This submission was prepared to inform the deliberations of the Senate Community Affairs References Committee during their inquiry into the Extent of Income Inequality in Australia. The submission draws on recent research conducted by the Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre that examined the... Read article 7 November 2014Public Submissions Read More