The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet has received a letter from the Open Government Partnership (OGP) formally requesting that Australia submit its National Action Plan by the end of 2016. This is consistent with previous advice from the OGP Support Unit. The full letter from Mr Sanjay Pradhan, Chief Executive Officer can be accessed/downloaded here: Letter from OGP CEO to Steven Kennedy The Australian Government remains committed to submitting its first National Action Plan by the end of 2016 and building on it over time. Public submissions on the draft Plan close at 5pm AEDT on 18 November 2016, and can be made by emailing email@example.com or by sending a hard copy to Public Data Branch, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, PO Box 6500, Canberra ACT 2600. We look forward to receiving your submissions.