Tools and Processes

Tools and processes is a curated library of policy toolkits and tools, guidance, methodologies and information to help you deliver great policy.  It includes Australian guidance, tools and processes, international best practice as well as new interventions developed by the Delivering Great Policy team.

Agile Policy Playbook

The Agile Policy Playbook​ provides tips and templates to help teams deploy Agile practices and tools to enhance ​their effectiveness.

BETA - Behaviour Discovery Tool

The Behavioural Economics Team of the Australian Government (BETA) has a free online tool designed to bring a fresh perspective to tackling a policy, program or service delivery problem.

Delivering Great Policy Starter Kit

Use the 20 questions in the Delivering Great Policy Starter Kit to test if your advice is clear on intent, well informed, practical to implement and influential.

APO - Analysis and Policy Observatory

The Analysis and Policy Observatory provides a platform to users to access public policy research as well as provide information and access to upcoming learning, events and networking opportunities.

Design thinking for policy

This site provides information on how to apply design thinking, also known as human-centred design, co-design and participatory design, to policy development.  Design thinking methods approach helps incorporate an end user’s perspective into polic

The Policy Project (NZ)

The Policy Project is an initiative of the New Zealand Government to support individual who provide advice to decision makers, access relevant tools, advice and information.  The site includes links to the project’s:

Policy Assurance Checklist

The '5 Minute Policy Checklist' is to help staff in undertaking a quick 'reality check' on policy advice being prepared or considered.