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‘Red tape’ and ‘beige tape’: what are they and why do they matter?

In this article, strategist and facilitator, Adam Beaumont, recommends regulators focus on their underlying objectives and practices when implementing regulatory rules and approach, and don’t let poor practice tie up duty holders in ‘beige tape’.
Article

Regulatory capability – reflecting on what makes a ‘good regulator’

While the enforcement end of regulation is undoubtedly necessary, it is more helpful to start with the overarching objective of regulation: changing the behaviour of the regulated community.
Report

Measuring and reporting on service delivery

This audit assesses if the way Victorian government departments measure and report on their service delivery supports accountability and good decision-making.
Report

Net zero by 2050: a roadmap for the global energy sector

The number of countries announcing pledges to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions over the coming decades continues to grow. This report assesses the policy requirements, the deployment and innovation needs, the necessary investments, the economic benefits and the wider implications for the world.
Draft report

Getting to fair: breaking down barriers to essential services - strategy draft

This draft strategy aims to ensure the Victorian Essential Services Commission’s work supports access to essential services for consumers experiencing vulnerability.
Video

Telling our story to the community: why good comms matter

Michelle Bryne provides insights on using communications across multiple platforms, reputation management and engagement management to increase community awareness, engagement and respect for regulators and their work.
Report

Professional development training for regulators

This report presents analysis from an environmental scan which explored the types of training and professional development opportunities that are available for regulators in Australia and New Zealand.
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.
Policy report

What’s ahead for a cooperative regulatory agenda on artificial intelligence?

The European Union has embarked on putting in place an aggressive regulatory regime for artificial intelligence (AI). In this report, Meredith Broadbent comments and reflects on the future of the transatlantic relationship and technological sovereignty.
Guide

The Method

The Method is being published chapter-by-chapter via the Monash Bridges/Figshare platform over 2021. The aim the guide is to clearly explain the thinking behind the resource, and provide instructions on how specific tools within it can be used to design better behaviour change programs.