The Review was initiated by the Prime Minister, Premiers and Chief Ministers at the Premiers' Conference in July 1993. It operates under the auspices of the Council of Australian Governments.

The Steering Committee for the Review was established in 1994 to manage the Review. It comprises senior representatives from Australian, State and Territory governments. It is chaired by the Chairman of the Productivity Commission.

The Productivity Commission acts as the Secretariat for the Steering Committee for the Review of Government Service Provision.

Read the Report on Government Services

Report on Government Services

The Review of Government Service Provision is to provide information on the effectiveness and efficiency of government services in Australia.

Read the Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage

Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage

The Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage report measures the wellbeing of Australia's Indigenous peoples. The report, shaped with the help of Indigenous people and organisations, provides information about outcomes across a range of strategic areas. The report examines whether policies and programs are achieving positive outcomes for Indigenous Australians.

Read the Indigenous Expenditure Report

Indigenous Expenditure Report

To complement the outcome information in the OID report, the Commission secretariat also produces estimates of expenditure on services to Indigenous Australians.

View the National Agreement performance reports

National Agreement performance reporting

Objectives, outcomes, outputs and performance indicators for each sector, and clarifies the respective roles and responsibilities of the Commonwealth and the states and territories in the delivery of services.

View the National Partnership performance reports

National Partnership performance reporting

Funding for specific projects and to facilitate and/or reward states and territories that deliver on nationally significant reforms.

Recent releases

Indigenous Compendium

Indigenous data drawn from the Report on Government Services was released on 17 April 2014.

Report on Government Services

The Report on Government Services 2014 was released between 28-31 January 2014.

National Agreements 2012

Performance information on education, skills and workforce development reform was released on 1 November 2013.

Essential Vaccines

The National Partnership Agreement on Essential Vaccines - 1 April 2012 to 31 March 2013 Performance Report was released on 4 October 2013.

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