Annual Red Tape Reduction Report 2015

Annual Report 2015

The Annual Red Tape Reduction Report 2015 was tabled in Parliament on 15 March 2016.

This is a whole-of-government report documenting the progress made in implementing the Government’s regulatory reform agenda. It includes information on regulatory savings and costs by portfolio, steps taken to strengthen regulator capability and compliance with Regulation Impact Statement requirements during 2015.

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Regulator Performance Framework, and what it means for you

The Government has committed to reducing the cost of unnecessary or inefficient regulation imposed on individuals, business and community organisations by at least $1 billion a year. An important part of this commitment is the development of a Framework to review the performance of Commonwealth regulators.

This Framework isn’t just for regulators. It will benefit business and the community, including individuals. Find out more.

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Guide to Regulation

This is the Australian Government’s Guide to Regulation.

It has been written to help change the way policy makers think about regulation and to inform the consultation and policy making processes.

Families, businesses and community organisations pay the price for poor regulation and the purpose of this Guide is to help make better regulation, not more regulation.

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Guide to Regulation

The Australian Government’s Guide to Regulation has been written to help change the way policy makers think about regulation and to inform the consultation and policy making processes.

Families, businesses and community organisations pay the price for poor regulation and the purpose of this Guide is to help make better regulation, not more regulation.

Counting our progress

The Government has committed to reduce the cost of red tape by at least $3 billion over the first three years.4.8 billion saving

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