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Update from the Open Government Partnership

17 November 2016

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.

Outcomes of OGP Public Information Sessions

15 November 2016

Between 3-8 November 2016, the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet held five public information sessions on Australia’s first Open Government National Action Plan in five cities and an online webinar for people that could not attend a session in person:

Have your say on Australia’s first Open Government National Action Plan

31 October 2016

UPDATE 11/11/2016: Thank you to everyone who has made a public submission so far on Australia's first Open Government National Action Plan. Public submissions close in one week on 18 November 2016.

Report on the initial stages of consultation on Australia’s first National Action Plan

20 October 2016

Ahead of the upcoming final stage of consultation on Australia’s first Open Government National Action Plan, PM&C is releasing engage2’s report on the public consultation undertaken between November 2015 and April 2016.

Interim Working Group workshop

20 October 2016

On Friday 7 October 2016, the Interim Working Group held a workshop at the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner’s offices in Sydney. The Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation, the Hon.

Next steps to finalise Australia’s first National Action Plan

18 October 2016

The Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet has written to the Open Government Partnership to confirm the final steps in preparing Australia’s first National Action Plan.

Outcomes from the third meeting of the Interim Working Group

28 September 2016

On Monday 19 September 2016, the Interim Working Group for Australia’s OGP National Action Plan held their third meeting. The Interim Working Group made considerable progress on developing potential commitments for the National Action Plan.

Fourth Inter-Departmental Committee meeting

27 September 2016

The Open Government Partnership Inter-Departmental Committee (IDC) met for the fourth time on Friday, 16 September 2016. Members were updated on the progress made by the Interim Working Group to co‑draft Australia’s first National Action Plan. In attendance were:

Outcomes from the second meeting of the Interim Working Group

19 September 2016

On Tuesday 13 September 2016, the Interim Working Group for Australia’s OGP National Action Plan met for the second time. It was a positive and productive meeting with substantial progress made in shaping commitments for the National Action Plan.

Interim Working Group for Australia’s OGP National Action Plan – Agenda and Papers – Meeting 2

12 September 2016

The second meeting of the Interim Working Group for Australia’s OGP National Action Plan will be held in Canberra on Tuesday, 13 September 2016. The final papers for the meeting can be downloaded/accessed at the following links:

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