The Driving Risk-Based Regulation digital conference will bring together regulatory professionals, experts, and best practice case studies from a wide range of jurisdictions across Australia and New Zealand, who are looking to discuss the challenges and opportunities of risk-based regulation.
Why attend this event?• Benchmark against other regulators and learn from the steps they have taken to modernise their regulatory practice
• Hear a range of case studies on how regulators have effectively implemented a risk-based framework
• Gain new approaches and tools to demonstrate benefits of a risk-based approach
• Get access to all the need to know information made available to you online, both live and on-demand
• Take away insights on how to build capability and leverage skills and tools to be risk-based
• Learn how to use your resources effectively by identifying the high-risk operators through data sharing
• Bypass social distancing and keep growing your professional network by connecting digitally
• Share your thoughts and ask your burning questions in interactive polls, small group discussions and live Q&A
Who should attend?Federal, state and local government regulatory agencies, government departments & associations responsible for:
• Regulatory Practice
• Regulatory Operations
• Data Analytics
Benefits of attending
- Tap into success stories & lessons learned by Regulators taking a risk-based regulatory approach
- Understand how to effectively identify, define & address risk
- Learn from regulators who have established a risk-based culture
- Explore how risk-based regulation facilitates strong governance
- OPENING RISK PANEL: Setting the stage for successful “Riskbased Regulation”
- CASE STUDY: Energy Safe Victoria’s risk-based approach
- Risk-based regulation of health providers in the COVID pandemic – what happens when everything changes?
- CASE STUDY: EPA Victoria’s risk-based regulatory framework in practice
Australian National Audit Office
Carla is the Group Executive Director of the Performance Audit Services Group in the Australian National Audit Office (ANAO). As part of this role, she oversees the delivery of performance audits of Australian Government entities by a group of over 100 staff and contracted firms. Prior to this, she was the Group Executive Director of the ANAO’s Assurance Audit Services Group where she oversaw the financial statements audits of all Australian Government entities and the Whole of Government’s consolidated financial statements. Carla has over 20 years’ professional experience in public sector auditing.
Carla is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) and a Graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. She is a member of the CA ANZ National Council and the CA ANZ ACT Regional Council.
The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation
Catherine Myers is the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR) having worked in liquor and gambling regulation for over 12 years. Catherine has also been a trustee of the International Association of Gaming Regulators and is now an Honorary Member.
Catherine has an extensive background in change management, communications and regulation. She has a strong reputation for driving cultural change and has overseen the design of risk-based regulatory tools for the gambling and liquor industries, implemented multiple ICT and Workforce Strategies resulting in improved capability and regulatory outcomes. She holds a Bachelor of Education and a Master of Business Administration from La Trobe University.
In 2019, Catherine’s contribution was recognised by the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) in the Top 50 Public Sector Women (Victoria) which recognises women for their leadership, inspiration and accomplishment.
National Heavy Vehicle Regulator
Paul joined the NHVR in March 2019 to take up the position of Chief Operations Officer, with responsibility for the operational elements of the business, including national compliance services, on-road operations, permits and schemes, stakeholder engagement and customer experience across five states/territories.
With over a decade as a senior executive across a range of organisations, Paul’s experience is primarily in the field of service delivery, encompassing frontline customer service, regulatory and compliance functions, community policy, infrastructure and services.
He has worked across all three tiers of government and the private sector, and has consulted domestically and overseas on service delivery transformation. Business units under his leadership have won state, national and international awards for diversity, innovation and customer service excellence.
Prior to joining the NHVR, Paul was the Divisional Manager Lifestyle and Community Services at Brisbane City Council, where he led a multi-disciplinary workforce of more than 1,400 staff with a $380 million annual operating budget, and responsibility for the city’s customer and regulatory services, community services and infrastructure — a $1.5 billion asset portfolio incorporating more than 600 leased/operational sites.
Department of Customer Service NSW
Natasha is the Deputy Secretary of the Better Regulation Division in the NSW Department of Customer Service and is also the NSW Fair Trading Commissioner.
In this role, Natasha is responsible for an extensive portfolio of regulatory functions in place to protect and support businesses and communities in NSW. This includes NSW Fair Trading, SafeWork NSW, Liquor & Gaming NSW, Office of Racing, Office of the Registrar General, Professional Standards Authority, Long Service Corporation and Subsidence Advisory NSW.
Natasha is an experienced regulator and public policy advisor with over 18 years’ experience leading significant regulatory and public policy reform in the NSW public sector. She has held various senior leadership roles across the government sector in the NSW Department of Communities and Justice, the NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet, NSW Health and the NSW Privacy Commission.
Natasha holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Sydney.