Fit-for-purpose regulation protects consumers and communities while boosting productivity and living standards by promoting competition, innovation, and investment.
The NSW Government is committed to continuously improving its regulatory policy framework to enable evidence-based policy development and effective regulations.
This page provides resources to support and promote better regulation. Please email the Competition and Regulatory Policy team in NSW Treasury if you require further advice on:
policy design where regulation is an option
when to prepare a Better Regulation Statement (BRS) or Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS).
NSW Guide to Better Regulation
The NSW Guide to Better Regulation (the Guide) assists agencies in meeting the Better Regulation requirements set out in the Treasury Circular TC19-02.
Additional guidance material for policymakers
The following supplementary guidance documents may be useful when undertaking regulatory impact analysis: