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Tackling the underlying causes of over-regulation: an update

Chairman's speech

On 24 October 2006, the Chairman Gary Banks, who chaired the Taskforce on Reducing the Regulatory Burden on Business, gave a public address to the Conference 'Australian Regulatory Reform Evolution' in Canberra.

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Contents

From symptoms to causes

A hypothetical regulation in the 'making'

Poor outcomes reflect poor processes

Some key features of the Australian Government's new regime

Issues and challenges
Stronger gate-keeping
Post-implementation reviews as a fail safe
Establishing the Office of Best Practice Regulation
Building capacity within departments/agencies
Improved consultation
A combined effort is needed