Open Government Partnership – Australia
Interim Working Group for Australia’s OGP National Action Plan – Meeting 1 Update
Yesterday, the Interim Working Group for Australia’s OGP National Action Plan met for the first time. Both government and civil society members were keen to get down to the business of co-drafting Australia’s first National Action Plan.
The group talked about the need to develop an ambitious plan and had a productive discussion about potential commitments that could be explored.
In addition to the commitments outlined in Agenda Item 4 (see: IWG – Meeting 1 – Agenda Item 4 –...
Interim Working Group for Australia's OGP National Action Plan - Meeting 1 - Agenda and Papers
The first meeting of the Interim Working Group for Australia’s OGP National Action Plan will be held in Canberra on Monday, 5 September 2016.
The final papers for the meeting can be downloaded/accessed at the following links:Agenda: IWG - Meeting 1 - 5 September - Agenda Interim Working Group membership list: IWG membership list Agenda Item 3 – Draft Terms of Reference: IWG - Meeting 1 - Agenda Item 3 - Draft Terms of Reference Agenda Item 4 – Australia’s National Action Plan: ...
Submission from the Accountability Round Table to the Interim Working Group
This is a full reproduction of a submission received from the Accountability Round Table on 4 September 2016.
On Saturday, the AGM of the Accountability Round Table Ltd took place. (for details re the ART - https://www.accountabilityrt.org/about/) . It will not surprise you to know that the topic of the Australian OGP Action Plan was an agenda item. Among other things, the selection of the civil society members of the IWG was discussed and strongly supported.
Announcing the members of the Interim Working Group for Australia’s OGP National Action Plan
The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet is pleased to announce the members of the Interim Working Group for Australia’s Open Government Partnership (OGP) National Action Plan. The Group is comprised of six government and six non-government members, keeping with the collaborative spirit of the OGP.
The civil society representatives were selected from an extremely competitive field, reflecting the deep level of ongoing public engagement with Australia’s process to join the OGP...
Submissions for the Interim Working Group are now closed
Stakeholder expressions of interest to join the Interim Working Group for Australia’s National Action Plan have now closed, with approximately 40 submissions received.
We are extremely pleased with the quality of the submissions, the diversity of applicants and the extensive experience they offer.
The large number of submissions reflects the ongoing interest and public engagement with Australia’s process to join the Open Government Partnership. Regardless of who is selected for...