The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum publishes an Economic Policy report annually. The 2016 report provides lessons and guidance for countries when pursuing services and structural reform. Visit http://publications.apec.org/publication-detail to read the full report. APEC asked Aegis to prepare one of the five case studies used by the report to assess and identify reform lessons. The Aegis case study concerns the reform of electricity services in New Zealand between 1987 and 2015. Read the full case study.
In 2014 the Australian Government commissioned an Inquiry into the financial services system. This submission details how the government can prioritise and preserve the interests of workers using default superannuation funds. We prepared this submission for ClubPlus Superannuation, a fund used by workers in the club and hospitality sector. For more information about the financial services inquiry visit either http://www.treasury.gov.au/ or http://fsi.gov.au/
The zoo and aquarium industry’s contribution to conservation, education, tourism and biosecurity has often been overlooked by policy makers. Our economic and social impact assessment of all these issues was the first of its kind in Australia and was published internationally. It has given the industry a platform to advocate its value to the economy and society.
The Intergenerational Report series has been citing the same problems for years. Yet the fixes on productivity and participation proposed by both sides of politics only serve their own political needs.