Have we been captured? Calibrating the regulator/regulated relationship

Should regulators, like Machiavelli’s Prince, always rather be feared than loved? Is the regulator’s principal duty to the public interest, regardless of the pressures of Ministers and stakeholders? How does that fit with contemporary policy ideas about co-design, co-regulation and collaboration with stakeholders, not to mention various Governments’ interests in making their jurisdiction easier places for business to operate?

This lively facilitated discussion with our distinguished speakers Louise Sylvan AM and Victorian Human Services Regulator Pauline Ireland will engage, challenge and provoke you to think deeply about the most appropriate relationship between ourselves as regulators and our duty holders. While Louise brings national and global expertise in regulating on behalf of consumers, Pauline has lengthy and practical experience in the inevitable small-c capture of regulators in distributed service systems when everyone is part of the same community.

Event details

Registration & light refreshments: 12.00-12.30pm

Seminar: 12.30-1.45pm

Please RSVP by Wednesday 4 December 2019.

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Venue information

  • Venue: Royal Automobile Club of Australia
  • Address: Macquarie Room,
    89 Macquarie Street, Sydney

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