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.


RIS/LIA Training Workshops 2018

Registrations are now open for the following RIS/LIA Training workshops:

- Thursday 17 and Friday 18 May 2018 (Fully booked - waitlist available)

- Thursday 30 and Friday 31 August 2018

- Thursday 18 and Friday 19 October 2018

Training is located at Level 37, 2 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne and will run from 8.45am to 1.00pm each day. Morning tea will be provided at the workshops. If you would like to register for training, please complete the online RIS/LIA Training Registration form. You will receive email confirmation of your registration and session date.

Combustible Recyclable Waste Material PIA

This consultation is to seek feedback on the draft waste management policy and existing guideline. The review is open for comment, please visit:

Proposed new regulations for Commercial Passenger Vehicles

Transport for Victoria is proposing new regulations for Victoria's commercial passenger vehicle industry. Read the proposed regulations and Regulatory Impact Assessment and have your say before Friday 27 April 2018. Please visit:

Housing Determinations Regulations

Public comments are invited on the RIS and the proposed Determinations. Comments must be received no later than 5pm on Monday 7 May 2018. Please visit:

Waste Management Policy (Sold Fuel Heating) PIA

Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) commenced a review of the Waste Management Policy (Solid Fuel Heating) 2004, with the intention of varying the policy. Public consultation on the policy impact assessment is open until 5pm Wednesday 16 May 2018. Please visit:

State Environment Protection Policy (Waters) PIA

Consultation on the draft SEPP (Waters), draft policy assessment and draft implementation plan is open until 18 June 2018. Please visit: