2.27 The committee recommends that the Australian
Government, through the Council of Australian Governments, initiate a review of
Commonwealth and state-based regulation affecting the private education sector,
to identify opportunities for regulation and red tape reductions.
2.28 In conjunction with Recommendation 1, the committee
recommends that the Department of Education and Training review the findings
and recommendations of the 2013 Review of Higher Education Regulation Report,
to assist in the identification of deregulation opportunities for the
higher education sector.
2.30 In conjunction with Recommendation 1, the committee
recommends that Australian governments consider the effectiveness of a
'one-size-fits-all' approach to regulation and explore options to implement
better risk‑based regulation.
2.32 The committee recommends that the Department of
Education and Training, in conjunction with the Office of Best Practice
Regulation, review its Regulatory Impact Statement processes, to improve
identification and quantification of regulatory compliance costs in the private
2.55 The committee recommends that the Department of
Education and Training schedule a two-year review of the Nationally Consistent
Collection of Data on School Students with Disability, including audit options
to ensure the consistency of quality data collection.
2.65 The committee recommends that the Australian
Government initiate a five-year review of the Regulator Performance Framework,
to identify opportunities to improve Commonwealth regulators' performance.
2.75 The committee recommends that the Australian
Government review the assumptions underpinning the 25 per cent loan fee and if
they are not substantiated with statistical information, take action to abolish
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