The Regulation of Lobbying Act 2015 commenced on 1 September 2015.

The Act provides for an online register of lobbying to allow people see who is communicating with designated public officials on specific policy, legislative matters or prospective decisions. Some designated public officials may be subject to certain post-employment restrictions under the Act. The Commission has a separate website,, for the Register of Lobbying, and to provide guidance and information about the regulation of lobbying.