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A selection of Gary's publications and speeches from over the years (including slide presentations and op-eds) can be found here. There are also links to some of the inquiry and review reports for which he had a leading role. Future publications will also be placed here.


the governance of public policy: lectures in honour of eminent australians

Lapses in policy-making standards over the past decade have led to a succession of policy failures and reversals. They have also contributed to a decline in public trust in government. The essays in this volume, all  delivered as ‘named’ lectures by Gary Banks after he took up the role of Dean of ANZSOG, seek to understand the reasons and what is required to enhance Australia’s policy performance in the future.

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Advancing the reform agenda: selected speeches

This volume assembles a number of speeches/essays by Gary Banks from his final years as Chairman of the Productivity Commission. They draw on the Commission’s research and inquiries into  contemporary economic and social issues and challenges, with an emphasis on reforms and institutions needed to advance the living standards of Australians.




Commissioned Reports