Open Government Partnership – Australia
Have your say on Australia’s first Open Government National Action Plan
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. Submissions have been posted online here. UPDATE 8/11/2016: Following stakeholder feedback, the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet is extending the deadline for public submissions on Australia’s first Open Government National Action Plan to 5pm AEDT on Friday 18 November 2016. The...
Report on the initial stages of consultation on Australia’s first National Action Plan
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.
engage2 (a professional stakeholder engagement consultancy) was engaged by PM&C to help design and lead a public consultation process up until April 2016. The process is summarised in the OGPAU Engagement Report, which also outlines the outputs of the process...
Interim Working Group workshop
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. Angus Taylor MP, attended the morning session and heard from civil society members about their priorities for the open government agenda. Assistant Minister Taylor noted his enthusiasm in seeing the Open Government Partnership operate as a catalyst for action in his areas...
Next steps to finalise Australia’s first National Action Plan
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.
The timeframe for developing the Plan has been extended to allow adequate time for consultation within government and with the Australian public. The timeframe also reflects the additional time and effort that has been put into developing the Plan through the Interim Working Group of senior public servants and...
Outcomes from the third meeting of the Interim Working Group
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.
Meeting minutes can be accessed/downloaded here: IWG - Meeting 3 - Minutes
As always, you can provide your views by commenting on this blog or by email to OGP@pmc.gov.au. The Interim Working Group will consider public comments and feedback...