The project delivery system and the contracting strategy adopted are the main governing factor that decides the success of a construction project in terms of time, cost, and quality. With the rising complexity of projects and stringent legal regulations, traditional practices turn out to be...
This project aims to build an in-depth understanding of the processes for investigations undertaken by regulatory organisations and to establish a benchmark for 'best practice' in regulatory performance.
This paper asks the public to share their views about how people with disability experience safeguards, what promotes quality in services, and how these may prevent and reduce their exposure to violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation.
This report sets out the ACCC's findings in respect to their public inquiries into National Broadband Network (NBN) entry level pricing and NBN wholesale service standards.
This paper argues that the principles and practice underpinning most major digital platforms have failed to create healthy online spaces, and that current attempts by states to regulate these spaces will fall short of addressing the root causes of this failure.
This report provides a summation of AUSTRAC’s strategic corruption risk environment and the development of its integrity framework to date. It also considers a proposed action plan or roadmap to assist AUSTRAC to transition to its desired integrity maturity state.
What is the value of professional associations to the good that professions do? And what do professional associations achieve that state regulation or leaving it to the market alone could not?’
This research suggests that it is not the shift towards increased use of technology that is damaging trust. Instead, it is the accompanying move away from face-to-face contact.
Public trust in regulators to do our jobs competently and fairly, to protect our society, environment and economy from harm and to deliver public value is absolutely critical to social cohesion and order and to duty holders’ compliance.