Open Government Partnership – Australia
OGP Update - 3 August
The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) will be seeking to further engage with the public, civil society organisations and other interest groups over the course of August and September to finalise the Australian Government’s 2016 National Action Plan (NAP) to the Open Government Partnership (OGP) by the end of October 2016.
Building on the consultations and work that took place in the first half of 2016, we are eager to continue working together to settle a set of...
Results of the co-creation workshop and ongoing engagement
Last Monday, 11th April 2016, we held the co-creation workshop for Australia's first National Action Plan (NAP) for Open Government. Stakeholders from civil society and Government came together in Canberra to discuss suggest actions, prioritise them and draft commitment templates. It was momentous day. Our agenda was ambitious and the results excellent. We were productive because of the goodwill and hard work of those in the room.
I've had really positive feedback about the workshop...
Collation of suggested actions and comments
Here is a collation of all suggested actions and comments on the wiki and this blog up to 10th April 2016. You can download and print two versions from this page:PDF version: OGP Wiki Submissions 10042016 Excel version: OGP Wiki Submissions 10042016
Stage three: prioritisation and drafting workshop
Submissions for the Australia’s first National Action Plan for Open Government have now closed. You can view and comment on the suggested actions on the wiki. This marks the end of Stage 2 of our engagement process, which was designed to raise awareness and gather suggestions for actions for the National Action Plan. Submissions were open from December and 31st March.
We received 210 suggested actions, and from 93 individuals and organisations. The level of investment of those who...
Second Inter-Departmental Committee meeting
On Tuesday 5 April, the Government convened a second interdepartmental committee (IDC) meeting on the Open Government Partnership. The meeting covered the public submissions received to date, discussed attendance at the public workshop to be held on Monday 11 April, and talked more broadly about the Open Government Partnership process going forward, and how agencies will be involved.
In attendance were:Attorney-General’s Department Australian Bureau of Statistics Australian...