Open Government Partnership – Australia

Outcomes of OGP Public Information Sessions

15th November 2016

Between 3-8 November 2016, the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet held five public information sessions on Australia’s first Open Government National Action Plan in five cities and an online webinar for people that could not attend a session in person:

  • Brisbane: 3 November
  • Melbourne: 3 November
  • Sydney: 4 November
  • Perth: 4 November
  • Canberra: 7 November
  • Webinar: 8 November

Over 200 people in total attended, live-streamed sessions or participated in the webinar. Participants were engaged and a range of matters were discussed. A list of commonly received questions and issues can be accessed here: Commonly asked questions - OGP Public Information Sessions

A recording of the webinar can be viewed/accessed here:

https://youtu.be/iN4ZdhhKrNg

A recording of the Brisbane session, including a discussion on Extracting Strategic Advantage from Public Data Sources can be viewed/accessed here: www.ustream.tv/recorded/92591422

A recording of the Canberra session can be viewed/accessed here:

https://youtu.be/wBgRBXXFZNg

Helen Owens, Principal Advisor, Public Data Branch, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, recently joined the InTransition Podcast to discuss the Open Government Partnership. You can listen to the podcast here: intransitionpodcast.com.au/084-helen-owens-on-open-government

Thank you to everyone who participated in these public information sessions, and those who have submitted their comments on Australia’s first Open Government National Action Plan so far. Public submissions close at 5pm AEDT Friday 18 November 2016.

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