Open Government Partnership – Australia
Australia’s first National Action Plan submitted
The Minister for Finance, Senator the Hon. Mathias Cormann, today announced the finalisation of Australia’s first National Action Plan.
The Plan contains 15 ambitious commitments focused on: transparency and accountability in business; open data and digital transformation; access to government information; integrity in the public sector; and public participation and engagement.
The Plan was developed through a year-long process which included several rounds of consultation,...
Update from the Open Government Partnership
The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet has received a letter from the Open Government Partnership (OGP) formally requesting that Australia submit its National Action Plan by the end of 2016. This is consistent with previous advice from the OGP Support Unit.
The full letter from Mr Sanjay Pradhan, Chief Executive Officer can be accessed/downloaded here: Letter from OGP CEO to Steven Kennedy
The Australian Government remains committed to submitting its first National...
Outcomes of OGP Public Information Sessions
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...
Have your say on Australia’s first Open Government National Action Plan
UPDATE 11/11/2016: Thank you to everyone who has made a public submission so far on Australia's first Open Government National Action Plan. Public submissions close in one week on 18 November 2016. Submissions have been posted online here. UPDATE 8/11/2016: Following stakeholder feedback, the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet is extending the deadline for public submissions on Australia’s first Open Government National Action Plan to 5pm AEDT on Friday 18 November 2016. The...
Report on the initial stages of consultation on Australia’s first National Action Plan
Ahead of the upcoming final stage of consultation on Australia’s first Open Government National Action Plan, PM&C is releasing engage2’s report on the public consultation undertaken between November 2015 and April 2016.
engage2 (a professional stakeholder engagement consultancy) was engaged by PM&C to help design and lead a public consultation process up until April 2016. The process is summarised in the OGPAU Engagement Report, which also outlines the outputs of the process...