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.

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.

BETA - Behavioural Economics

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

PM&C Project Office Methodology and Toolkits

The Project Office, a small consultancy-style team within the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet which supports the department with additional capacity to respond to policy problems and government priorities.

Cost Benefit Analysis

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