Open Government Partnership – Australia
What I'm learning about Open Gov in Australia
I’ve really enjoyed meeting with the teams responsible for Open Government initiatives inside Government across Australia.
I have talked at length or met with representatives from QLD, NSW, VIC, SA, ACT and WA Government’s but I am still trying to find the best contacts in Tasmania and the Northern Territory. Please get in touch, or put me in touch with anyone interested if you know anyone there.
Below is a summary of what I have discovered about how Open Government is being...
Interdepartmental Committee Meeting - 24th February
On Wednesday 24 February, the Government furthered its internal Open Government Partnership consultations with an interdepartmental committee (IDC) meeting. The meeting covered the OGP organisation, our engagement to date and the requirements for developing a National Action Plan.
The agencies we have engaged in this process include:Attorney-General’s Department Australian Bureau of Statistics Australian Electoral Commission Australian Public Service Commission Department of...
Engagement update - 1st March
OGP engagement update - 1st March by Amelia Loye engage2
It's a great honour to be supporting the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet (PM&C) to engage civil society in Open Government.
I have had a wonderful couple of weeks engaging with people and organisations across Australia to raise awareness about the project and encourage input into our National Action Plan. There are some really amazing things happening across our Country and each week I will share what I...
Submission from the Australian Open Government Network (AOGPN)
This is a full reproduction of a submission received from the Australian Open Government Network on February 2 2016.
Australian Open Government network
I am writing on behalf of the Steering Committee of the Australian Open Government Partnership Network (AOGPN).
The AOGPN was established in December 2015 as a coalition of individuals and organisations for the purpose of engaging with government in the development of Australia’s Open Government Partnership (OGP...
January update from the coordination team
Happy New Year! We hope you all had a safe and enjoyable holiday period. Our team took a short break to recoup and have now well and truly started 2016 by making significant headway on a number of priorities.
This week the Department engaged Amelia Loye from engage2 to assist us in designing and delivering the public and Civil Society engagement throughout Stage 2 (drafting and live events) and Stage 3 (Community Prioritisation and Workshop). Amelia is currently looking at strategies...