The Commissioner for Better Regulation works to improve regulation in Victoria by advising the Government on:

  • the adequacy of impact assessments for legislation and regulation;
  • regulatory policies including regulation design, implementation and evaluation; and
  • opportunities to improve regulation

The Commissioner works with departments, agencies and regulators to improve regulation, including through the provision of training, guidance material and resources. She also convenes the Regulator's Forum and administers Victoria's competitive neutrality policy.

Click 'About Us' for more information about the Commissioner.


Christmas Day Public Holiday RIS

The Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources invites interested people and organisations to make a written submission. Submissions should be received not later than 5pm on 23 July 2017. Submissions will be considered before finalising the proposed appointment of Christmas Day as a public holiday when it falls on a Saturday or a Sunday.

Heritage Regulations RIS

The RIS is now available for public consideration, with the consultation period commencing on 29 June 2017 and concluding on 28 July 2017.  Submissions are invited on the RIS and the proposed Heritage Regulations 2017 and Heritage (Underwater Cultural Heritage) Regulations 2017.

Greyhound Code of Practice

The proposed Code of Practice for the Keeping of Racing Greyhounds is now open for public comment. The public comment period opens on 14 June 2017 and closes at 5pm on 14 August 2017. You can submit your comments by visiting


The RIS/LIA training dates have been confirmed for 2017, and will take place on the following dates:

  • Wednesday 30 and Thursday 31 August (Fully booked - waitlist available)
  • Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12 October
  • Wednesday 22 and Thursday 23 November

Registration for training can be done via the RIS/LIA Training Registration page.