Our Work

Developing

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
Proposals
Documentation

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
Developing

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.
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ASSISTING
Documentation

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
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