Better regulation training

Better Regulation Victoria (BRV) delivers training to assist Government departments and agencies in designing and analysing regulations, and assessing regulatory impact.

Making better regulation in 7 steps

BRV offers this free short course for Departmental and agency staff.

The course is delivered over 2 half-day sessions. BRV staff will explain the 7 key questions outlined in the Victorian Guide to Regulation. You will learn how to apply these to regulatory design projects, especially when preparing a Regulatory Impact Statement (RIS) or Legislative Impact Assessment (LIA).

About the half-day sessions

Session 1 (3 hours)

This session covers:

  • defining a problem and developing a range of options to address it
  • introduction to Victoria's regulatory scrutiny process

Session 2 (4 hours)

This session covers:

  • analysing, selecting and planning to implement the preferred option
  • project management tips for preparing a RIS or LIA

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, you will have a better understanding of the key policy-making steps and tools for decision-making in a regulatory design setting.

You will be ready to prepare or to oversee a RIS or LIA for your Department or agency.

Who will benefit from this course?

This course is designed for all policy staff working on legislative or regulatory design issues, especially between the officer and manager levels.

It is strongly recommended for any staff who may be working on a RIS or LIA in the near future.

Course dates

In 2020, the course will be available on:

  • Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 February
  • Monday 27 and Wednesday 29 April
  • Tuesday 11 and Friday 14 August
  • Thursday 12 and Friday 13 November

Register to attend

For more information about the course, email:

Other training

By agreement, we can also tailor a course or workshop to your Department, agency or team's specific needs. To express interest in a course for your team, email:

Reviewed 05 March 2020

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