Ministerial Statements of Expectations for regulators establish clear expectations for regulator performance and improvement

These Statements of Expectations articulate Ministers' expectations for regulator performance and improvement. They cover the period 2017-2018 to 2018-2019 and are issued by the Minister for Health, Minister for Housing, Disability and Ageing, Minister for Families & Children, Minister for Youth Affairs and Minister for Sport.

They also outline the expectations each regulator will undertake to meet ministerial performance expectations and performance targets.

They are consistent with requirements under the Statement of Expectations Framework for Regulators and includes appropriate actions to deliver on the Minister’s improvements.

Ministerial Statements of Expectation 2017-2018 to 2018-2019

Ministerial portfolios and related regulators

Health portfolio

In the Health Portfolio, Ministerial Statements of Expectations for 2017-2018 to 2018-2019 were issued to the following regulators:

  • Tobacco Control, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Food Safety Unit, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Water Unit, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Private Hospitals Unit, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Drugs and Poisons Regulation, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Communicable Disease Section, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Environmental Health Regulation and Compliance - Legionella Team, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Environmental Health Regulation and Compliance - Pest Control Team, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Environmental Health Regulation and Compliance - Radiation Team, Department of Health and Human Services

Housing, Disability and Ageing portfolio

In the Housing, Disability and Ageing Portfolio, Ministerial Statements of Expectations for 2017-2018 to 2018-2019 were issued to the following regulators:

  • Standards and Regulation Unit, Department of Health and Human Services
  • Supported Residential Services and Accommodation Support Unit, Department of Health and Human Services

To receive any signed versions of the Ministerial Statements of Expectations please contact The Regulatory Practice Improvement Team at the Department of Human Services on 03) 90966930.

Health and Human Services, Sport and Recreation portfolio

In the Health and Human Services, Sport and Recreation Portfolio, Ministerial Statements of Expectations for 2017-2018 to 2018-2019 were issued to the following statutory authorities:

Regulators are required to provide a response to the 2018-19 Ministerial Statements of Expectations outlining actions they will undertake to give effect to Ministers' expectations. Reporting on progress to achieve the expectations will be undertaken shortly after the conclusion of the 2018-19 financial year.