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Establishing Australia's first Multistakeholder Forum: Three ways to have your say

01 May 2019

Submissions to this process have now closed.

Have your say on Australia’s first Open Government Multistakeholder Forum

19 April 2017

Submissions to this process have now closed.

Open government is the idea – simple and transformative – that governments should be transparent, accountable, and engaging.

Outcomes from Interim Working Group Meeting of 28 March 2017

06 April 2017

The Interim Working Group for Australia’s OGP National Action Plan met on Tuesday, 28 March, 2017.

Interim Working Group - Meeting 6: Agenda and papers

16 April 2019

The OGP Interim Working Group will hold a meeting today to discuss a number of issues, including updates on the implementation of commitments and the establishment of a multi-stakeholder forum.

Please see below an agenda and papers for the meeting

Update on Public Consultation activities

22 February 2017

2017 is off to a great start for open government, with implementation of Australia’s Open Government National Action Plan well underway. A number of public consultation activities have been completed or are currently open as agencies work to deliver their commitments:

Australia’s first National Action Plan submitted

07 December 2016

The Minister for Finance, Senator the Hon. Mathias Cormann, today announced the finalisation of Australia’s first National Action Plan.

Interim Working Group - Meeting 5: Agenda and minutes

16 April 2019

Please see below an agenda and minutes for the 21 November 2016 meeting.

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.

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