Policy and process to limit and reduce red tape

3 December 2018

© Commonwealth of Australia 2018
ISBN 978-1-76010-871-7

View the report as a single document - (PDF 420KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Committee Membership (PDF 21KB)
Recommendations (PDF 9KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 39KB)

Conduct of the policy and process inquiry
Scope of the report

Chapter 2 - Key issues (PDF 148KB)

The regulatory landscape
Regulator Performance Framework
Regulatory Impact Analysis
Reasons for regulation
Findings and conclusions of the interim inquiries
Concluding comments

Dissenting Report by Labor Senators (PDF 67KB)

Labor's response to the Chair's report on policy and process
Labor's response to findings and conclusions in the interim inquiries
Inquiry into the effect of red tape on the sale, supply and taxation of alcohol
Inquiry into the effect of red tape on occupational licensing
Appendix A

Additional Comments by Coalition Senators (PDF 13KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions and additional information (PDF 30KB)

Answers to questions on notice

Appendix 2 - Public hearing and witnesses (PDF 48KB)
Appendix 3 - Recommendations from the interim inquiries (PDF 44KB)

Effect of red tape on tobacco retail
Effect of red tape on environmental assessment and approvals
Effect of red tape on health services
Effect of red tape on pharmacy rules
Effect of red tape on private education

Committee Secretariat contact:

Senior Clerk's Office
Department of the Senate
PO Box 6100
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3555
Fax: +61 2 6277 3899