The Premier, the Hon Barry O'Farrell MP, and the Treasurer, the Hon Mike Baird MP released the NSW Commission of Audit Final Report, which outlines ways to improve public sector management and service delivery in NSW.
The report of the Financial Audit (The Lambert Report) provides a comprehensive analysis of the state of NSW finances and detailed a range of systemic issues in the financial management and fiscal leadership of New South Wales.
The Productivity Commission's Inquiry into Human Services examines the options for increased competition and contestability in the human services sector in Australia and recommendations on how they are to be applied.
The Commonwealth Financial System Inquiry responds to significant transformations in the financial world that have occurred since the last financial system inquiry and recommends building resilience in the financial system, driving economic growth and productivity and supporting the fair treatment of customers to improve the direction of Australia's financial future.
The Australian Government Competition Policy Review (The Harper Review) builds on the work done by the Hilmer Review in 1993, which set up the National Competition Policy. The Harper Review Issue Paper outlines key regulatory impediments to competition, opportunities to promote free markets and effective competition and examining existing competition laws to determine effectiveness.
The Harper Review Draft Report continues on from the Issues Paper, incorporating feedback and input from submissions and offering draft recommendations for reforms of competition policies, laws and institutions.