Australian government guidance

Cost Benefit Analysis

Guidance on undertaking cost-benefit and risk analysis of regulatory proposals to be incorporated into Regulation Impact Statements (RIS).

Risk Potential Assessment Tool General Guidance

A risk assessment tool to support government consideration of a New Policy Proposal. The Risk Potential Assessment Tool (RPAT) template provides a standardised assessment and presentation of risks in new proposals.

ANZSOG Better Evaluation Hub

The ANZSOG Better Evaluation Hub is a centre of expertise developed to strengthen the capacity of the public and not-for-profit sectors to generate and use evaluation and other types of evidence to support decision-making and practice.

Policy Implementation Guidance

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet has developed a site with information and toolkits to support the development of new policy and successful implementation throughout the policy lifecycle.

Cabinet Handbook (12th Edition)

Rules and processes for developing Cabinet Submissions including cabinet decision-making, documentation requirements, security measures and how to manage Caretaker periods.

Australian Government Guide to Regulation

New policy proposals may have a regulatory impact, requiring completion of a Regulation Impact Statement (RIS). This guide will help you understand when a RIS is required and what questions it needs to address.