Open Government Partnership – Australia
Interim Working Group workshop
On Friday 7 October 2016, the Interim Working Group held a workshop at the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner’s offices in Sydney.
The Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation, the Hon. Angus Taylor MP, attended the morning session and heard from civil society members about their priorities for the open government agenda. Assistant Minister Taylor noted his enthusiasm in seeing the Open Government Partnership operate as a catalyst for action in his areas...
Next steps to finalise Australia’s first National Action Plan
The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet has written to the Open Government Partnership to confirm the final steps in preparing Australia’s first National Action Plan.
The timeframe for developing the Plan has been extended to allow adequate time for consultation within government and with the Australian public. The timeframe also reflects the additional time and effort that has been put into developing the Plan through the Interim Working Group of senior public servants and...
Outcomes from the third meeting of the Interim Working Group
On Monday 19 September 2016, the Interim Working Group for Australia’s OGP National Action Plan held their third meeting. The Interim Working Group made considerable progress on developing potential commitments for the National Action Plan.
Meeting minutes can be accessed/downloaded here: IWG - Meeting 3 - Minutes
As always, you can provide your views by commenting on this blog or by email to OGP@pmc.gov.au. The Interim Working Group will consider public comments and feedback...
Fourth Inter-Departmental Committee meeting
The Open Government Partnership Inter-Departmental Committee (IDC) met for the fourth time on Friday, 16 September 2016.
Members were updated on the progress made by the Interim Working Group to co‑draft Australia’s first National Action Plan.
In attendance were:Attorney General’s Department Australian Bureau of Statistics Australian Commission for Law Enforcement Integrity Australian Institute of Health and Welfare Australian Public Service Commission Department of...
Outcomes from the second meeting of the Interim Working Group
On Tuesday 13 September 2016, the Interim Working Group for Australia’s OGP National Action Plan met for the second time. It was a positive and productive meeting with substantial progress made in shaping commitments for the National Action Plan.
Meeting minutes can be accessed/downloaded here: IWG - Meeting 2 - Minutes
As always, you can provide your views by commenting on this blogpost or by email to OGP@pmc.gov.au. The Interim Working Group will have a standing item on...