Open Government Partnership – Australia
Second Inter-Departmental Committee meeting
On Tuesday 5 April, the Government convened a second interdepartmental committee (IDC) meeting on the Open Government Partnership. The meeting covered the public submissions received to date, discussed attendance at the public workshop to be held on Monday 11 April, and talked more broadly about the Open Government Partnership process going forward, and how agencies will be involved.
In attendance were:Attorney-General’s Department Australian Bureau of Statistics Australian...
OGPAU theme teleconference times
If you have suggested an action for Australian National Action Plan for Open Government you will receive an invite to a teleconference with others whose actions relate to the same theme from me shortly. The purpose of the teleconferences is to compliment the wiki. I thought it would be good to introduce you to each other and discuss actions suggested prior to the closing of submissions on the 31st March. The intent is to increase the lines of communication between you before you meet in...
Engagement update - 22 March
We now have 70 suggested actions for how to Open Government in Australia on the wiki. Have you made your suggestion yet? Submissions close at 5pm on the 31st March.
Save the date! Everyone who suggests an action will be invited to help co-create the National Action Plan (NAP) in Canberra for a day long workshop on the 11th April with Federal Government staff from the agencies most likely to lead actions. I will be in touch with those of you who have suggested an action with more...
Engagement update - 11 March
Thank you to those if you who have suggested an action to date. 60 actions have been suggested and I'm aware of a few more currently being drafted.
I have reached out to as many groups and individuals I can find with an interest in Open Government Principles or the OGP Grand Challenges so they can help promote the project, convene discussions and suggest actions.
The OGPAU stakeholder list now includes 512 individuals or organisations. 218 people have registered for updates,...
What I'm learning about Open Gov in Australia
I’ve really enjoyed meeting with the teams responsible for Open Government initiatives inside Government across Australia.
I have talked at length or met with representatives from QLD, NSW, VIC, SA, ACT and WA Government’s but I am still trying to find the best contacts in Tasmania and the Northern Territory. Please get in touch, or put me in touch with anyone interested if you know anyone there.
Below is a summary of what I have discovered about how Open Government is being...