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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.

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.

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