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Overview of A3 Project:

Governance, Policy & Regulatory Reform


  • Three complementary sub-projects:

  • A3.1 – Better governance for complex decision-making (Brian Head)

  • A3.2 – Better regulatory frameworks for water sensitive cities(Graeme Hodge, ArieFrieberg & Pam O’Connor)

  • A3.3 – Strategies for influencing the political dynamics of decision-making (John Thwaites & Jim Walter)


  • Assessment of system innovation approaches and development of best-practice governance models for systems at state, regional and local scales

  • Review and assessment reports relating to current regulatory frameworks and recommendations for their improvement

  • A new model for risk assessment and risk diversification for the water sector

  • Methods for better reconciling scientific findings, expert opinion, policy making imperatives and community concerns entailing societal change – policy learning circles

  • Guidance on how to influence the political dynamics of decision-making and policy programs

  • A3: Governance, Policy & Regulatory Reform

  • A3.1 – Better governance for complex decision-making

  • A3.2 – Better regulatory frameworks for water sensitive cities

  • A3.3 – Strategies for influencing the political dynamics of decision-making


A3 1 better governance
A3.1 Better Governance

We therefore need to:

  • Better understand why the current institutional processes and standard governance approaches have proved unable to deliver solutions for the complex multi-level innovations required.

  • Better understand the available international approaches that encourage innovation while protecting well-being

  • Better understand the evidence base requiredto support decision-making for system innovation.

  • Provide these new understandings and insights for the consideration of local, state and national decision-makers.


A3 2 better regulatory frameworks
A3.2 Better Regulatory Frameworks

This tackles some more specific problems in regulatory governance for developing water sensitive cities:

  • Regulatory frameworks were not designed to facilitate WSUD and alternative water sources

  • The regulatory context for WSUD is complex, comprising numerous regulatory instruments and different governance/institutional frameworks, which may not always work towards consistent objectives

  • Most frameworks are based on a centralised rather than a decentralised model


Assess effective policy engagement strategies for scientists and practitioners

Design capacity building strategies for improving evidence based decision-making in contested knowledge situations

Develop methods of reconciling scientific findings, expert opinion, policy imperatives and community concerns


The knowledge gap
The knowledge decision-makinggap

We need to bridge knowledge gap concerning:

  • how political leaders and policy makers make the decisions that affect the implementation of water sensitive cities;

  • how the advice and opinions of scientists, experts, practitioners and the community are considered and utilised by key decision makers; and

  • how scientists, experts and practitioners can successfully participate in policy processes and influence community opinion, political leaders and decision makers to advance water sensitive city policies.