Our Work


Tender and Grant Applications

Compliance Consulting has a proven track record in developing tender documents and grant applications for clients. It has for example, prepared:

  • Sucessful tender documents for recent TfNSW trials of on-demand transport (numerous companies).
  • Tender documentation for the franchise of the Sydney Bus Region 6 Contract.
  • A range of successful tender documents for rail replacement bus services.
  • Successful applications for Austrade’s Export Market Development Grants (http://www.austrade.gov.au/Export/Export-Grants/What-is-EMDG)
  • Successful tender documents for rural and regional bus operators across NSW.
  • Ausbrokers’ successful bid for the State Transit Authority’s insurance business.
  • Successful tender applications to provide emergency and track work services for Sydney Trains
  • Successful tender bids for multi-million dollar Govenment contracts to operate bus services across Sydney (numerous companies).
  • Successful bids for unions and industry associations (including Master Builders Association, United Services Union, CFMEU and BusNSW) to acquire Government project funding.
  • Documentation leading to organizations achieving accreditation as workers compensation “Advisors”.
  • Tender documentation for Mend Rehabilitation Services to train doctors on new Permanent Impairment Guidelines under the NSW WorkCover scheme.
Our Consulting Work

Plain English Documents

Compliance Consulting has developed a wide range of plain English documents for business. These include:

  • Quality Assurance Manuals for Manntech Germany’s work on the Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • School Bus Safety, assisting NSW bus operators to implement the recommendations of the 2012 Government Inquiry into Bus Safety in Rural and Regional NSW
  • Industrial Relations Manual for Managers on new obligations under the Commonwealth Fair Work Act – BusNSW
  • Drug and Alcohol Handbook, assisting industry compliance with new drug and alcohol legislation – Transport for NSW
  • Taking Safety Seriously, providing guidance to NSW Government managers on obligations under the new OHS Act – NSW Premiers Department
  • All Aboard with Michael Caton, a corporate video (DVD) on meeting legal obligations in the transport industry
  • The Real Guide, a guide to legal compliance for real estate agents – Real Estate Institute of NSW
  • Timber Workers’ Pocketbook, a plain English guide to legal compliance that can be carried in forestry worker’s back pocket – CMFEU
  • Legal Fact Sheets for Delegates – United Services Union
  • Certificate IV Learning Guide – WA Department of Consumer and Employment Protection
  • The NSW Bus Accreditation Manual – BusNSW
  • The Safety Management System Handbook – Transport for NSW

Project Management

Compliance Consulting has managed a wide range of projects from conception through to completion.  It has for example, developed:

  • Review and Development of Audit Framework and Tools for National Heavy Vehicle Accreditation Scheme.
  • Development of Cabinet Minute and guidance on new Land Acquisition Policy for Road Projects.
  • Development of Regulatory Options Paper for Government on proposed NorthConnex motorway.
  • Sanctions Regime for Government, providing graded penalties for contractors undertaking Commonwealth building work.
  • New Government accreditation conditions within the NSW bus industry.
  • Infrastructure of NSW Premium Discount Scheme, including publications, training for staff/insurers, procedures and mechanics for discounting.
  • Development of safety roles and responsibilities of management to assist transition from RailCorp to Sydney Trains.
  • BusNSW “Knowledge Engine”, an interactive web-based tool, allowing industry compliance with a range of legal obligations.
  • Licensing Criteria to operate high-risk machinery on behalf of the Australian Safety and Compensation Council.
  • Risk Management Framework for NSW Fisheries, identifying and managing risks faced by outdoor staff.

Assisting Compliance

Compliance Consulting has assisted a variety of clients to understand and comply with Government requirements.  Projects have included:

  • Developed range of compliance documentation for new Building Maintenance Units on Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • Expert Report for civil litigation resulting from a fatal pedestrian accident
  • Accident Investigation Report for Transdev Australia
  • Site Assessments for Local MPs for Parliament of NSW
  • OHS and Workers Compensation Obligations for the Australian Institute of Banking and Finance
  • Safety Audits and a Risk Report for First National Real Estate
  • Training for Event Staff of Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority
  • Industrial Relations Seminars for the University of Sydney
  • Detailed OHS Management System for Aftercare Mental Health
  • Training packages for REI members – Real Estate Institute
  • Advice on Legal Liability for Laing and Simmons Commercial
  • OHS Audit and Management System for EMC Australia
  • Delegates Training for the United Services Union
  • Development of a range of on-line training packages for BusNSW
  • OHS Committee training for Punchbowl Bus Company
Compliance Consulting

Research and Reports

Compliance Consulting has developed options papers, detailed reports and other documents for a wide range of clients.  These have included:

  • Legal Advice and options on restricing heavy vehicle access on new NorthConnex highway
  • Public Discussion Paper for Transport for NSW on review of the Passenger Transport Act
  • Submission on Distracted Driving to Staysafe Parliamentary Committee – Taxi Council of NSW
  • Expert Legal Advice for Moroney Betts Solicitors in civil litigation
  • Report for Victorian Government on potential problems/issues with draft OHS Act.
  • Review of Premium Discount Scheme for Price Waterhouse Coopers
  • Gap Analysis on Implementation of the National Standard for Plant, for the Australian Safety and Compensation Council
  • NSW Government submission on amendment of the OHS Act on behalf of the Mental Health Coordinating Council
  • Report on legal implications of proposal to allow B-Triple trucks on the Hume Highway
  • Guide on Choosing a Competent Person under the OHS Regulation, for WorkCover NSW