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.
The Australian Government Guide to Regulation provides an overview of the Australian Government's approach to regulation and helps policy advisers think about regulatory impacts early in the policy process. Read further information about regulation impact assessment arrangements (Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet).
This guide assists you when developing a Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS). It outlines when a RIS is required, and what questions it needs to address.