Open Government Partnership Australia

Open Government Partnership Australia

Open Government Partnership Australia logoThis website contains information on Australia's commitment to open government and engagement with the Open Government Partnership, including Australia’s two National Action Plans.

What does open government mean to you
Australia's Second National Action Plan 2018-20
Australia released its second National Action Plan 2018-20 in September 2018. The Plan contains eight focused commitments to enhance access to information, civic participation, public accountability, as well as technology and innovation for openness and accountability.
Whistleblower Reforms
Reforms to Australian whistleblower legislation were passed by the Australian Parliament on 19 February 2019. The passage of this legislation completes the final milestone for commitment 1.1. ‘Improve whistleblower protections in the tax and corporate sectors’ in the first National Action Plan.
Open Government
Open Government is a partnership between Government and Civil Society that helps to make Government in Australia more transparent, accountable and publicly engaged.
Open Government Partnership
The Open Government Partnership formally launched on September 20, 2011. Since then, 79 OGP participating countries and 20 subnational governments have made over 3,100 commitments to make their governments more open and accountable.
Australia’s leadership
Australia has been a member of the Open Government Partnership since 2015. In that time we delivered two National Action Plans, comprising a total of 23 commitments, which have helped to make Australia more transparent, accountable and publicly engaged.
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Open Government Commitment Dashboards

Australia's first
Open Government National Action Plan 2016-18