The Regulation Policy & Practice Collection is designed for practising regulators across Australia and New Zealand to: understand the context in which regulators and regulations operate; provide timely, curated access to relevant reports; and to support learning from other regulators.
This report recommends that the Victorian government explore options to address online vilification, and makes some additional recommendations to improve Victoria’s anti-vilification laws.
This report maps a range of social fault lines and data-related challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic has raised. In the process, it highlights some emerging best practices and lessons learned that can guide future emergency responses.
This survey of 1,000 consumers conducted from March – April 2020 confirms that Australians expect more from industry and government when it comes to protecting them from risks posed by the collection, sharing and use of their personal information.
This inquiry report provides options to expand and enhance the functionality of the Australian Consumer Data Right and makes a considerable number of recommendations. Key options include expanding the Consumer Data Right framework to enable accredited third parties, with a consumer’s consent, to apply for...
In 2017, the Australian government directed the ACCC to conduct a wide-ranging inquiry into the supply of residential building (home), contents and strata insurance in northern Australia. This final report brings together all of the analysis and recommendations made throughout the three year inquiry, setting...
This project explores consumer experiences of informed consent regarding privacy on smartphone devices, and to help develop practical resources for privacy professionals who deal with the problem of informed consent on mobile devices.
The focus of this inquiry is on consumers’ ability to repair faulty goods and to access repair services at a competitive price. This issues paper outlines a range of issues on which the Productivity Commission is seeking information and feedback.
From greater transparency over political lobbying and donations, to stronger protection for whistleblowers, to a strong and independent anti-corruption watchdog, this document lays out the essential reforms Australia needs to drive greater transparency, government accountability and integrity.