Regulatory impact analysis
Regulatory impact assessment
Regulation impact statements
Since 2019, the Secretaries Board has provided critical leadership and oversight to lift ambition for regulatory reform across the Australian Public Service (APS). Each Secretary reports on their regulatory reform agenda to Secretaries Board every six months, including key achievements and initiatives within their portfolios.
This final report informed the 2022 Australian government's expansion of the Consumer Data Right to the telecommunications sector. The Consumer Data Right allows consumers to control the use of their data by trusted third parties.
This report has been compiled with the expertise of multiple experts across a broad range of disciplines relating to the uptake of electric vehicles (EVs) and strategies to not only avoid significant detrimental impacts on the electricity grid but ways that EVs can improve the...
This survey report showcases ongoing efforts of G20 governments to revisit how they regulate in a fast-paced global innovation landscape. It complements existing initiatives aimed at fostering more holistic, adaptive and better-coordinated regulatory governance by improving our understanding of regulatory approaches to innovation and digital...
This draft report provides the South Australian Productivity Commission’s (Commission) initial findings and draft recommendations aimed at modernising South Australia’s (SA) regulatory framework. The task is to identify regulatory reforms to better support investment, reverse negative productivity trends and foster economic growth while protecting public...
Report 486: Regulatory activities - inquiry into Auditor-General’s reports 33, 47, 48 (2019-20) and 5 and 8 (2020-21)
This report is based on five Australian National Audit Office reports, each of which examines the operations of a particular regulator, into areas as diverse as higher education, environmental protection, the lobbying code of conduct, the national energy market, and electoral funding disclosures.
Regulatory policy can create economic and social benefits, but poorly designed or excessive regulation may generate substantial adverse effects on the economy. In this paper, the authors present measures of sentiment and uncertainty about regulation in the United States over time and examine the relationships...
The Algorithmic Impact Assessment (AIA) is a new concept for regulating algorithmic systems and protecting the public interest. This report maps the challenges of constructing AIAs and provides a framework for evaluating the effectiveness of current and proposed AIA regimes.
The objective of this audit was to examine the effectiveness of the Australian Skills Quality Authority’s planning and implementation of reform to the regulation of the vocational education and training sector.
This one page guide outlines the seven Regulation Impact Statement (RIS) questions that apply to designing new government policies and regulations.
This guide sets out the regulatory impact analysis requirements for decisions taken by intergovernmental decision-making bodies.
Regulators risk being captive to incumbent models of regulation that served the public reasonably well in the past but are no longer fit-for-purpose. This article discusses the Alberta Energy Regulator's strategic vision to instead be recognised as a best-in-class regulatory institution.
This report presents the findings of a rapid literature review on what constitutes effective regulation, specifically in health and social care sectors but also more broadly.
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.
This report was commissioned by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) as part of the evaluation of CQC’s five-year strategy, and aims to provide an in-depth assessment of the relationship between CQC’s regulatory approach, and improvement in quality of health and social care.
This guide has been prepared for every member of the Australian Public Service involved in policy making. It provides the context for regulation and encourages policy makers to think about potential impacts early in the policy process.
As part of the series OECD Best Practice Principles for Regulatory Policy, this report extends and elaborates on principles highlighted in the 2012 Recommendation of the Council on Regulatory Policy and Governance.
In recent years, the Government of Canada has undertaken a number of initiatives to modernise the Canadian regulatory system and improve its performance for Canadians and businesses. This report provides a detailed summary of stakeholder feedback on four priority regulatory modernisation initiatives.