NRAS Legislation, Resources and Reporting

Legislation and Regulations

The legislative framework for the Scheme is provided through the National Rental Affordability Scheme Act 2008, the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 (Division 380) and the NRAS Regulations.

Information Sheets

Explanatory Guide

This Explanatory Guide provides details of the implementation and administration of the National Rental Affordability Scheme to complement the legislative and regulatory framework and should be used in conjunction with the information sheets available on the Department’s website.

Reconsideration and Internal Review Guidelines

The Reconsideration and Internal Review Guidelines have been developed to assist approved participants who are seeking a reconsideration or an internal review of a decision made by the Secretary or delegate. The Guidelines provide information on the processes to follow when seeking a reconsideration or an internal review of decision.

Regulator Performance Framework

From 1 July 2015, the National Rental Affordability Scheme will be subject to the Government’s new Regulator Performance Framework. The Framework has been developed following consultation with a range of stakeholders, it consists of six outcomes-based key performance indicators covering reducing regulatory burden, communications, risk-based and proportionate approaches, efficient and coordinated monitoring, transparency, and continuous improvement.

NRAS Performance reporting

The Department has prepared this report for the purpose of disseminating information on NRAS free of charge for the benefit of the public. It draws on information and data provided by a variety of individuals and organisations, including from Approved Participants of the NRAS.

NRAS Risk Management Framework

The 2017-18 NRAS Risk Management Frameworks details, the NRAS risk mitigation, risk monitoring, governance and continuous improvement strategies that will be implemented in the 2017-18 year.

NRAS Glossary of Terms

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