The 3rd Enhancing Investigations & Enforcement Outcomes Conference will tackle these issues head-on, exploring innovative methods to strengthen investigations, addressing complex legislation and providing much-needed practical solutions to maximise regulatory outcomes in a multi-agency environment.
You will hear from a diverse pool of regulatory experts and innovators from across the nation, gain invaluable networking opportunities and learn how to apply best practices to your own workplace.
Overcome hurdles, gain insights & network with peers to
- Empower investigators with innovative regulatory technology
- Share data effectively with other regulatory bodies for better enforcement outcomes
- Improve cross-jurisdictional collaboration to pool resources and improve efficiency
- Balance regulatory priorities across civil and criminal legislation for more effective prosecutions
- 89% of attendees would recommend this conference to their industry peers
- 95% of attendees were satisfied by their experience with Criterion Conferences
- 85% of attendees were inspired to make a change in their organisations
State and federal regulators, regulatory agencies, local government regulators, government departments & associations responsible for:
- Compliance & enforcement
- Regulatory practice & operations
- Policy & legal
- Innovating for more efficient & effective investigations
- Driving multi-agency collaboration to strengthen investigations & enforcement
- Maximising compliance with practical solutions
- Navigating legal requirements for better regulation
- Increasing efficiency through investigative tools & technology
Better Regulation Victoria
Anna Cronin is Victoria’s first Commissioner for Better Regulation, appointed by the Victorian Government in 2015. In June 2018, the Victorian Government appointed her as Red Tape Commissioner as well.
Anna graduated from the Australian National University in economics and econometrics and started her career as an economist in the Bureau of Agricultural Economics, and (what is now) the Productivity Commission. She has been closely involved in policy development for 25 years at Federal and State levels.
Anna has considerable experience in regulatory issues across many policy areas, including in agricultural and mining regulatory and approvals frameworks. She has also held a number of board positions in the government and not-for-profit sectors, including on the Australian Landcare Council and Rural Skills Australia. Anna was awarded the Centenary of Federation Medal for services to rural leadership. She currently sits on the Advisory Board of the Melbourne School of Government at the University of Melbourne.
Australian Taxation Office
Brendan Walker-Munro has worked across a variety of regulators since 2005 including the Australian Defence Force, health, disability and aged care services, and the liquor and gaming industry. Prior to his current role as Investigations Manager with the Tax Practitioners Board he held the position of Director – Enforcement in the ACCC, investigating criminal cartels in the Australian construction industry. He is currently studying a PhD in Law with Swinburne University, with a thesis that focuses on the responses of criminal law regulators to disruptive technology.
Environment Protection Authority Victoria
Stephanie Morrow LLB (Hons)(Melb) BCA (Melb) GradDLP, LLM (Melb) is an LIV Accredited Criminal Law Specialist based in Melbourne, with expertise in the prosecution of white collar and corporate crime. She works as a principal solicitor, prosecuting offences for the Environment Protection Authority, Victoria. She has also prosecuted offences for Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV), Worksafe Victoria (as a solicitor at the Office of Public Prosecutions) and has conducted civil penalty litigation for CAV, and the ACCC (as a solicitor at Corrs Chambers Westgarth). She blogs at www.thecorporatefail.org.
Department of Human Services
I am a former Detective Inspector with the NSW Police with over 21 years of policing experience.
My policing career was a combination of uniform, local detectives and crime squads.
Since my retirement from the police, I have had numerous investigation management positions across a variety of Commonwealth Departments. These include investigations into pesticides, veterinary products, education/immigration and recently working to support investigations into Centrelink/Medicare.
I am now the Director of Information Release in the Department of Human Services. We receive over 26,000 requests for information to be released in the public interest.
What People Are Saying
The Enhancing Investigations & Enforcement Outcomes Conference provides an opportunity to understand the real and practical issues involved in undertaking investigations and enforcement activities. It is also an opportunity to network with industry leaders and experienced professionals from across federal, state and municipal public sectors, forging new professional contacts and promoting meaningful cooperation. I would recommend the conference to anyone involved government investigations or regulatory enforcement.Investigations Officer, Australian Taxation Office & Enhancing Investigations & Enforcement Outcomes 2019 Attendee
The event was well presented and coordinated with key speakers who addressed on relevant topics. The inter agency and jurisdiction collaboration was most beneficial in discussing current trends, working practices and sharing solutions. Overall, a positive learning experience.Principal Investigator, Department of Education QLD & Enhancing Investigations & Enforcement Outcomes 2019 Attendee
Date: 9 Jul 2019 By: Criterion Content Team
Effective compliance within a well-established framework of rules and regulations is pivotal to ensuring a well-functioning society. Compliance holds direct correlation with citizen trust in government, while inefficient regulation can impede productivity, investment and innovation. Regulation is critical from social perspectives, including safeguarding health and safety and protecting the environment, it is also the foundation …
Date: 26 Jun 2019 By: Criterion Content Team
Effective compliance within a well-established framework of rules and regulations is pivotal to ensuring a well-functioning society. Compliance holds direct correlation with citizen trust in government, while inefficient regulation can impede productivity, investment and innovation. Effective regulation is critical from social perspectives, including safeguarding health and safety and protecting the environment, it is also the …
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The Australasian Environmental Law Enforcement and Regulators neTwork (AELERT) is a well-respected and internationally recognised professional network for environmental regulators across Australasia. AELERT members work in local, state and federal government agencies and other relevant organisations, to implement and administer environmental legislation. AELERT offers members a professional forum in which they can:
- Share and solve common issues;
- Identify best practice and consistent approaches to environmental regulation;
- Access a range of industry resources and networking opportunities;
- Collaborate to exchange resources, information, knowledge and experience.
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