Trade regulation

Discussion paper

04 May 2017
Summary • Red tape costs the Australian economy $176 billion, 11 per cent of GDP, each year in foregone economic output...

Evaluation

Fact sheet

Report

10 May 2016
‘Gearing up for Trade’ evaluation commissioned by the Office of Development Effectiveness in the Department of Foreign...
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Research report

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13 Apr 2016
Executive summary Investor-State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) is a legal provision in international agreements that...
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Research report

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06 Oct 2015
Introduction Significant controversy surrounds the impact of the China-Australia Free Trade Agreement (ChAFTA) in a...
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Research report

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04 Oct 2015
Explains how it is that the regulation of welfare of layer hens is now largely a matter of voluntary labeling for...
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Research report

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01 Jul 2015
Outlines the legal status of Airbnb and Uber operations in NSW, and contains an overview of each platform and current...
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Commentary

Article

01 Jul 2015
Big numbers have a tendency to take on a life of their own, writes Tom Westland Economic modelling with unstated...
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Commentary

Article

28 Jun 2015
There is no doubt at all that international free trade creates global wealth and raises living standards for all...

Briefing paper

31 May 2015
This paper suggests a process for consultation with business, consumers and various levels of government that would...
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Research report

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21 May 2015
This report examines the debt collection industry in Australia on behalf of the ACCC and its Consumer Consultative...
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Research report

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31 Mar 2015
This is the first comprehensive review of Australia’s competition laws and policy in over 20 years. The National...
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Journal article

04 Dec 2014
Regulatory coherence has over the past four years become a term of art for domestic regulatory systems which interface...

Journal article

04 Dec 2014
The importance of an ‘efficient and effective regulatory environment’ (Offices of the Ministers of Finance and...

Journal article

04 Dec 2014
Regulation is a fact of life. It affects the food we eat, the safety of our workplace, the goods and services we buy...
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Commentary

Article

28 Oct 2014
Cultural policy and trade policy are pulling in different directions, and Ten’s Offspring could be one casualty On 7...
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Research report

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10 Oct 2014
Assesses the cost structures of businesses operating in the Australian retail trade industry, including costs relative...
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Audio program

30 Sep 2014
The Federal Government's draft Harper Competition Review calls for a root and branch rethink of the way we regulate...
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Research report

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22 Sep 2014
Both the world and Australian economies have changed significantly since the Hilmer Review of the 1990s. The...
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Video lecture/presentation

18 Jul 2014
Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, Ambassador Roberto Azevêdo delivered a public lecture on the 17th of...
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