Regulation

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Government regulation
Government regulator
Regulators
Regulatory agencies
Regulatory cycle
Regulatory stewardship
NARROWER TERMS


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The Regulation Policy & Practice Collection is designed for practising regulators across Australia and New Zealand to: understand the context in which regulators and regulations operate; provide timely, curated access to relevant reports; and to support learning from other regulators.
Report

Regulatory approaches to preventing organised crime among outlaw motorcycle gangs

This study explores the impact of a regulatory approach to organised crime in Queensland which restricted outlaw motorcycle gang (OMCG) members from working in certain industries.
Article

Extending regulatory public value in Australia

This article summarises a panel discussion about the state of regulation systems in Australia, suggesting that, while the 'responsive' regulator ideal is attractive, it may not be enough. It also asks whether the social compact about regulation has changed in late-COVID Australia.
Report

Tending the tech-ecosystem: who should be the tech-regulator(s)?

This report considers who is best placed to implement and oversee a new era of tech regulation. The authors propose a Tech Policy and Regulation Coordination (TPRC) Model, in response to calls for political leadership, strengthened coordination, increased transparency, access to independent technical expertise, and...
Report

Accelerating the electric vehicle revolution: why the UK needs a ZEV mandate

This document explains why accelerating the switch to battery electric vehicles with a Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) mandate is crucial to cut emissions, save consumers money, and futureproof UK industries and jobs.
Guide

Regulatory Impact Analysis guide for ministers’ meetings and national standard setting bodies

This guide sets out the regulatory impact analysis requirements for decisions taken by intergovernmental decision-making bodies.
Report

Improving regulation

This research paper examines how regulation can affect the economy and presents a framework to guide regulatory reform and improve regulatory outcomes.
Guide

How to regulate

The purpose of the handbook is to assist officials involved in regulatory activities, to learn how to tackle certain regulatory challenges and to develop a tailor-made systematic approach to improve their regulation. The guide can also be used as a basis for training courses or...
Report

Power to the people

This report considers ways to improve consumer protection and promote competition within the context of recovery from COVID-19 and the end of the Brexit transition period.
Journal article

Regulatory stewardship: the challenge of joining a virtue and a mechanism

This article explores the challenges New Zealand’s regulatory agencies face in operationalising regulatory stewardship, and provides some conceptual clarity that may aid these agencies in collaborating to develop and adopt the whole-of-system, life cycle view of regulation that is envisaged.
Article

"What’s in a name?" Does knowing you’re a regulator make a difference?

This article discusses a not-so-obvious question of what kinds of people and organisations actually perform the role of a regulator, and why this might matter.
Strategy

Building for the future

This strategy focuses on opportunities for building regulation in the next 10 to 15 years, to provide people with safe, healthy, durable, accessible buildings that support social, economic and environmental wellbeing now and in the future.
Report

Never let a crisis go to waste: social policy opportunities from COVID-19

In this paper, the authors share a range of ideas relating to health, labour markets, the tax and transfer system, gender equality, education, housing, and criminal justice. The aim is to provide an optimistic, forward-looking counterpoint to what has undoubtedly been a catastrophic year.
Briefing paper

Regulatory technology: information paper

Regulatory technology (regtech) is the use of technology to better achieve regulatory objectives. This paper is a discussion starter, targeted at policy makers and regulators. It identifies areas where regtech has been useful and offers further potential. It also highlights factors that policy makers and...
Conference paper

Precast concrete building construction process comparison

This paper deploys value stream mapping (VSM) as a lean methodology to investigate and compare the process differences between a Canadian precast project and a Chinese precast project as a basis for improvements in reducing process waste.
Media release

ACT electricity prices set to drop

ACT residents will soon see cheaper electricity costs on their bills thanks to the ACT Government's investment in renewable energy. Initiative: Investment in renewable energy
Blog post

Covid-19 SCRUB survey wave 2: what are Australians doing and who are they listening to?

BehavioursWorks Australia is leading the Australian chapter of the Survey of COVID-19 Responses to Understand Behaviour (SCRUB) project, which aims to give policymakers actionable insights into public attitudes and behaviours relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Media release

New $6m tender to help reduce homelessness in SA

The Marshall Liberal Government is calling for Expressions of Interest from organisations capable of delivering reductions in homelessness across South Australia. Initiative: Homelessness Prevention Fund
Video

Learning to be better regulators: the G-Reg journey

Tony McKenna from Skills NZ explains New Zealand’s journey to ‘regulatory stewardship’, including designing and are delivering an accredited learning and development framework fit for purpose and equipped for 21st century challenges.
Article

Learning to be better regulators: the importance of training and development

Building regulatory capability and capacity within and across regulatory agencies is a challenging undertaking. This article summarises a presentation about New Zealand's enviable approach to regulatory leadership, culture and capability.