Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA) Training

Please note this training is recommended for Government officers working in policy.

Type of Training Description What will attendees get out of the training package Date and Venue
Introduction to the Queensland Government Guide to Better Regulation (Guidelines) Introduction to the process for undertaking Regulatory Impact Analysis (RIA).

For Queensland government policy makers who are new to the Guidelines or those who want a refresh.

The course covers:
  • Undertaking exclusions; Preliminary Impact Assessments (PIA); Regulatory Impact Statements (RIS
  • Practical advice on how to meet the requirements under the Guidelines
  • OBPR's role, including what the OBPR considers when assessing regulatory proposals
Principles of Best Practice Regulation Introduction to the regulatory best practice principles underpinning RIA.

For Queensland government policy makers who are new to RIA or those wishing to revisit best practice fundamentals.
The course covers:
  • The purpose and benefits of performing RIA
  • The key issues/principles to consider at each stage of the policy cycle

This is an interactive session with group exercises. You will apply regulatory best practice principles to a policy scenario.
Introduction to Exclusions Introduction to exclusions including when to self-assess, and when to submit to OBPR. The course covers:

Please note: `Introduction to the Guidelines' (see above) includes a brief introduction to exclusions. The `Introduction to exclusions' course provides more detail, particularly regarding agency-assessed exclusions.
  • The different types of regulatory proposals that can be excluded from further regulatory analysis
  • How to assess and document agency assessed exclusions
  • How to submit an exclusion to the OBPR
Introduction to Sunset Reviews Introduction to the sunset review requirements of the Guidelines The course covers:
  • The purpose of sunset reviews and the key things to consider
  • Practical advice on how to undertake a review of a regulation
  • OBPR's role, including what OBPR considers when assessing sunset reviews