Improving the efficiency & effectiveness of regulatory investigations
Conference Date
18th & 19th September 2018
Canberra Rex Hotel
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Defining & achieving outcomes
Regulators work within a resource-constrained environment and despite this, are being asked to do what they do - quicker. Knowing what investigations to prioritise and what enforcement actions to take is not easy, and done poorly, can hinder outcomes and broader impacts to the regulated community.

The Enhancing Investigation & Enforcement Outcomes conference will bring together regulatory agencies to share the innovative tools and strategies to enhance the efficiency of investigations and to demonstrate the decision-making processes behind enforcement actions.

Guest speakers will share how investigation and enforcement outcomes are defined and achieved. Attendees will learn how to effectively use information from investigations to influence future industry behaviour.

Topics to be explored
  • Prioritise and define investigation outcomes and how to achieve them
  • Collaborate internally and across agencies to achieve effective outcomes
  • Employ the latest technologies to enhance compliance
  • Understand common deficiencies in investigations and best practices
  • Examine criminal versus civil enforcement actions
  • Overcoming common barriers to timely and effective enforcement
Who will attend?
Federal, state and local government regulatory agencies, government departments, and associations with responsibility for:
  • Compliance & Enforcement
  • Investigations
  • Prosecutions
  • Regulatory Operations

Attend to learn:

  • Enhance the efficiency of your investigations
  • Effectively use investigation outcomes to influence compliance strategies
  • Choose the right enforcement action to achieve the right outcome
  • Overcome common barriers to timely enforcement
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Key Speakers

Leveasque Peterson
Assistant Victorian Government Solicitor
Victorian Government Solicitor's Office
Chris Kummerow
Principal Prosecutor, Regulatory & Legal Services
National Heavy Vehicle Regulator
Steve Watson
National Manager, Compliance & Investigations, Housing and Tenancy Services
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment NZ
Kevin Rowley
Team Leader, Investigations and Emergency Response
Environment Protection Authority SA


What People Are Saying

  • “A fantastic opportunity to network and learn from peers about challenges and successful outcomes in the regulatory environment”

    Ben Green
    Deputy Director Licensing and Registration, Access Canberra & attendee of the 'Refining Regulation to Strengthen Compliance' Conference, 2018
  • “Excellent range of speakers of a high calibre at the senior levels, including senior operational executives willing to speak authentically and openly about practical challenges, successes and different approaches.”

    Emma Keen
    Manager, Policy, Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority & attendee of 'Refining Regulation to Strengthen Compliance' conference, 2018


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