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Discussion paper

PBO costing processes, timeframes and prioritisation framework: consultation paper

This consultation paper provides information on the costing process, the factors that affect the time it takes for the PBO to respond to costing requests and the framework that the PBO applies to prioritise competing demands for costing resources.
Briefing paper

What is a Parliamentary Budget Office costing?

This PBO information paper provides a conceptual explanation of what a costing is, what a costing is designed to capture and how a costing estimate is generated. It has been prepared to improve understanding of what a costing represents and assist in the interpretation of...
Briefing paper

Including broader economic effects in policy costings

A key role for the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) is to prepare budget quality costings of policies proposed by members of Parliament. This paper explains the PBO’s approach and sets out how and when broader economy wide effects, also referred to as second round effects...

Inquiry into education, training and communications initiatives of Victorian oversight agencies

This report examines the education, training and communications initiatives undertaken by the three agencies the committee oversees: the newly created Office of the Victorian Information Commissioner, the Victorian Ombudsman and the Victorian Inspectorate.
Journal article

Regulatory stewardship: voice of the regulator

This article considers what regulatory stewardship is and the importance of the role of the regulator in achieving it.
Journal article

Are regulated parties customers?

This article tackles the contentious subject of whether regulated entities (those who are required to comply with the law) are ‘customers’ of the agencies that are regulating them. Does it matter what they are called?
Journal article

New Zealand’s port and harbour marine safety code: a case study in regulation

This article is a case study of the journey that led to the inaugural annual national forum on the 2016 New Zealand Port and Harbour Marine Safety Code which took place in July 2017 in Wellington.
Policy report

Reforming democracy: deciding, designing and delivering together

This policy document commits the South Australian government to explore and trial ways that build on the start already made in democratic reform. A key initiative will be four 'deliberative democracy projects' where non-government organisations or business will work with the government and the community...
Journal article

Trends and determinants of top pay in the New Zealand public and private sectors, 1995-2014

This article analyses recent trends and determinants of chief executive (CEO) pay in the New Zealand public sector, and of numbers and pay of senior managers in the sector.
Briefing paper

Principles for designing a National Integrity Commission

This paper argues that a National Integrity Commission is urgently needed to investigate and expose corruption and misconduct in federal government and the public sector.