Regulatory compliance

Article

Three steps for regulators to embrace behavioural science

This article outlines three rules to help regulators gain the greatest benefit from new and applied research in behavioural science.
Literature review

Responsive regulation in practice: a review of the international academic literature

Building on a systematic evidence review of peer-reviewed articles published since 1992, the aim of the research paper is to assist executives, managers and frontline workers in regulatory organisations and units who are interested in responsive regulation.
Strategy

Our environment, our health: building our future together

Clean air, water and land are essential to the health and lifestyle of every Victorian and the environment. Our enjoyment of good quality of life is reliant on minimal disturbance from noise and odour. This strategy outlines how the EPA(Vic) will ensure Victoria continues to...
Policy

Compliance and enforcement: draft policy

This draft policy covers the Victorian EPA’s compliance and enforcement approaches for supporting and directing compliance as well as the EPA’s principles and criteria for decision-making, including the consideration of risk, and behaviour and motivations for compliance.
Report

Annual industry data and compliance report 2018−19

Providing a snapshot of the life insurance industry and its compliance with the Life Insurance Code of Practice, this report shows life insurers need a stronger commitment to their code compliance obligations.
Guide

Automated decision-making better practice guide

Technological advances have made it easier for agencies to make automated decisions. However, it is well recognised that automated systems have the potential to significantly impact the rights and privacy of individuals.
Discussion paper

Six-country survey on COVID-19

This paper provides a data set for public use of roughly 6,000 individuals in six countries relating to beliefs about the pandemic, behaviour change, work and living situations, income, and exposure to the virus, socio-demographic characteristics and pre-pandemic health characteristics.
Article

The future of regulation: navigating the intersection of regulation, innovation, and society

Innovation and disruption, however, while welcomed by many, is not without unique hazards, especially for regulators who increasingly find themselves at risk of falling hopelessly off pace or derelict with their responsibilities.
Article

How to keep up social distancing after lockdown

Discussing a behavioural survey in the UK in early April which assessed why people were or were not complying with Covid-19 lockdown measures, this article argues that effective mitigation relies on intrinsic motivation and people’s individual decisions to comply with social distancing measures.
Report

Independent review of the ACT’s work safety compliance infrastructure, policies, and procedures

The scope of this review is confined to examining the work health and safety compliance and enforcement arrangements. It is not a policy and legislative review.