Report

Deregulatory deceptions: reviewing the Trump Administration’s claims about regulatory reform

Given deregulation’s central place in a widely shared perception about US domestic policy change over the last four years, it is important to know what has actually happened on the regulatory front during the Trump Administration.
Report

COVID-19 Hotel Quarantine Inquiry final report and recommendations

The second wave of COVID-19 cases in Victoria led to a series of strict restrictions in the state and had devastating impacts on peoples’ lives, livelihoods and mental health. This inquiry final report finds that there were serious failings, in terms of provision of pandemic...
Strategy

Regulator performance framework

This framework aims to encourage regulators to undertake their functions with the minimum impact necessary to achieve regulatory objectives and to effect positive ongoing and lasting cultural change within regulators.
Report

Victorian regulators: an overview

This document provides an overview of Victorian regulators and includes high level information for each participating regulator on their objectives, regulatory framework and operational data.
Guide

The Queensland government guide to better regulation

The consideration of regulatory best practice principles helps ensure the introduction or amendment of regulation is necessary, effective and minimises the burden on affected stakeholders.
Evaluation

No Jab No Play 2020 review

No Jab No Play legislation was introduced in Victoria on 1 January 2016, with the aim of increasing immunisation rates and averting vaccine-preventable diseases for young children in the community. This review found that immunisation rates have improved for Victorian children aged 1, 2 and...
Report

COVID-19 Hotel Quarantine Inquiry: interim report and recommendations

This interim report identifies issues that have emerged from the COVID-19 Hotel Quarantine Board of Inquiry to date, and makes recommendations for a quarantine program in Victoria, as the state begins to consider re-opening to international arrivals.
Discussion paper

Privacy Act review: issues paper

The digital economy has brought with it immense benefits including new, faster and better products and services. As Australians spend more of their time online, and new technologies emerge, more personal information about individuals is being captured and processed, raising questions as to whether Australian...
Audio

ASIC in hot water

In the wake of the expenses scandal which has rocked the top echelons of the corporate watchdog, fresh questions are being asked about ASIC's efficacy, but could this be a chance to build a better regulator?
Policy

Regulatory charter: building regulatory system

Supporting the living regulatory system approach, this charter reinforces shared ownership for the system among those with regulatory functions and is designed to support cooperation between system participants and ensure any changes contribute to the desired outcomes of the system as a whole.