The Open Government Forum held its fifth meeting for 2019 on 22 November in Canberra to finalise the process for developing Australia's third National Action Plan 2020-22 and to discuss the findings from the Independent Reporting Mechanism's draft End of Term Report for NAP1. Further detail about
Australia is currently in the early stages of developing its third National Action Plan 2020-22 ('Discovery' phase) and is keen to hear your views on what open government means to you.
The Open Government Forum held its fourth meeting on 9 October in Canberra to seek agreement to a draft engaement and communications strategy for the develpment of NAP3.
The Open Government Forum held its third meeting on 16 August in Canberra to discuss initial commitment ideas for the third national action plan as well as a draft consultation process and timeline for developing the new Plan.
The Open Government Forum held its second meeting on 20 June 2019 in Melbourne to consider progress of the National Action Plans and to begin discussions on development and planning of our third national action plan.
The Open Government Secretariat have compiled a summary of all the ideas received as part of consultations for Australia's second National Action Plan (NAP2). This summary has been developed in consultation with relevant Government agencies.
To celebrate Open Government Week, on 13 March 2018 our two Open Government Forum co-Chairs, Stephanie Foster and Fiona McLeod held a live twitter event where they answered all your questions on Open Government in Australia. Thank you to everyone for their questions and contributions.
The End of Term Self-Assessment Report for the first National Action Plan 2016-18 has now been finalised and has been submitted to the global Open Government Partnership.
The new Open Government Forum held its first meeting on 14 February 2019 in Canberra to consider the progress of the National Action Plans and discuss future work of the Forum.
After an extensive selection process, the membership of Australia's next Open Government Forum has now been finalised. Learn more about the composition of the new Forum as well as the Forum's updated Terms of Reference.