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.
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.
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.
This guide, created by the Open Government Partnership Group (OGP), provides thought leadership on public deliberation to help generate conversations and actions on how deliberate practices can contribute to improved public engagement practices.
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.
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 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:
The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) regularly publishes audit insights which identify and examine common recurring issues, shortcomings and good practice examples.
The '5 Minute Policy Checklist' is to help staff in undertaking a quick 'reality check' on policy advice being prepared or considered.
The Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (DIIS) have offered some templates to help articulate:
BETA is an initiative from The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet whose mission is to advance the wellbeing of Australians through the application and rigorous evaluation of behavioural insights to public policy and administration. It do