industry regulation

Journal article

1 Jun 2018

It is increasingly recognised that the risks associated with climate change must be addressed through both mitigation and adaptation. Buildings are vulnerable to climate change risk and are also the source of a significant proportion of greenhouse gas emissions which contribute to climate change. The...

Commentary

26 Apr 2018

Even when ASIC has been sufficiently resourced to pursue litigation, the Australian courts have contributed to an environment where contravening behaviour is a rewarding option.

Research report

13 Apr 2018

This study draws on detailed survey-based information from business about the performance of New Zealand’s key regulators. The authors conclude from the responses that the (non-executive) board model of governance needs to be more widely adopted, particularly for corporate cops with an economy-wide beat.

Report

31 Oct 2017

The AEMC has published this interim report for the review into the effectiveness of gas pipeline regulation.

Report

11 Sep 2017

This report, looking into autonomous vehicle technology, has recommended that the federal government should facilitate and encourage trials of automated vehicles in Australia.

Discussion paper

Report

21 Jul 2016
Farm businesses are subject to a vast and complex array of regulations. Regulations are in place at every stage of the supply chain — from land acquisition to marketing — and are applied by all levels of government. The number and complexity of regulations affecting...

Policy

26 May 2016

There isn’t another country in the world where the supermarket industry is so concentrated.

This level of market concentration is ultimately bad for competition and for consumers.

Australia needs:

A mandatory industry code of conduct that covers the entire supply chain, from...

Journal article

6 May 2016

The need to implement sustainable development (SD) in the construction industry has given birth to the green building (GB) movement. GB is a promising construction approach through which the construction industry contributes to SD. However, the adoption of GB has been hampered in many parts...

Policy report

8 Mar 2016

This report was prepared for the Department of the Treasury, with clear recommendations for financial reform that would improve the operating environments for Fintech companies, in turn boosting the Australian economy.