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Midterm Self-Assessment Report for Australia’s first Open Government National Action Plan 2016-18

26 September 2017

On Fri 22 September, the Minister for Finance, Senator the Hon Mathias Cormann approved the Midterm Self-Assessment Report for Australia’s first Open Government National Action Plan 2016-18 (MSA Report).

Australia’s first Midterm Self-Assessment Report: Have your say by 17 September, 2017

04 September 2017

All Open Government Partnership countries are required to produce yearly Self-Assessment Reports in consultation with civil society. These reports ensure accountability and track progress towards realising Open Government commitments.

Are we opening up government? Have your say!

15 August 2017

All countries which have signed up to the Open Government Partnership (OGP) are required to engage in the Independent Reporting Mechanism (IRM) process.

Outcomes from Australia's First Open Government Forum Meeting of 28 July 2017

07 August 2017

Australia's first Open Government Forum convened for its inaugural meeting on Friday 28 July 2017.

First Meeting of Australia's Open Government Forum

21 July 2017

The first meeting of Australia’s Open Government Forum will take place on 28 July 2017. For further information please see the agenda and papers below.

Members of the Forum are listed below, including biographical details.

Open Government Forum Members

Have your say on the development of uniform metrics on the use of FOI laws in Australia

20 July 2017

Commitment 3.2 of Australia’s first Open Government Partnership National Action Plan promotes the importance of better measuring and improving our understanding of the public’s use of rights under freedom of information laws.

Outcomes from the Inter-Departmental Committee Meeting of 5 July 2017

13 July 2017

The Inter-Departmental Committee met on Wednesday 5 July 2017 to discuss recent developments including the new guidance for agencies delivering Australia’s Open Government National Action Plan commitments, the establishment of the

Inter-Departmental Committee Meeting of 5 July 2017

07 July 2017

On Wednesday 5 July, the Department of the Prime Minister & Cabinet is bringing together government agencies delivering commitments under Australia’s first Open Government 

Outcomes from Interim Working Group Meeting of 18 May 2017

29 May 2017

The Open Government Interim Working Group met on Thursday, 18 May, 2017. The Group considered feedback from recents public consultations and made recommendations relating to the operation of Australia's first Open Government Multistakeholder Forum.