Open Government Partnership – Australia
January update from the coordination team
Happy New Year! We hope you all had a safe and enjoyable holiday period. Our team took a short break to recoup and have now well and truly started 2016 by making significant headway on a number of priorities.
This week the Department engaged Amelia Loye from engage2 to assist us in designing and delivering the public and Civil Society engagement throughout Stage 2 (drafting and live events) and Stage 3 (Community Prioritisation and Workshop). Amelia is currently looking at strategies...
An update from the coordination team, and a reminder to contribute to Stage 2
I would like to thank all of the participants that joined us at the Open Government Partnership citizen information sessions held in Brisbane, Sydney, Canberra and Melbourne last week. Your participation, enthusiasm and contribution to the development of the Australian Government’s National Action Plan (the Plan) is greatly appreciated.
As a result of the discussions at these face to face information sessions, we have created an email address (email@example.com) as an additional...
Consultation Stage 2: Commitments Drafting and Live Event
The second stage of the OGPau public consultation is about starting to flesh out the NAP skeleton document with ideas about possible commitments, success criteria, roles and responsibilities, mechanisms to monitor and track progress, and how we all go about creating a cohesive open government approach for Australia. This feedback will be collated and will feed into a draft NAP.
We have consolidated the feedback from Stage 1 including some early ideas for commitments into the publicly...
Register to attend an OGP Australia information session
To support the OGP consultation process to develop an Australian Government National Action Plan by July 2016, we are running a series of information sessions in the week of 14-18 December in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra. The Canberra session will be broadcast live for online participation and video recordings of sessions will made available online where possible in the week following.
The information sessions are for citizens and organisations interested in understanding...
Consultation Stage 1: Preparation, Framework and History
The Open Government Partnership (OGP) is a global effort to make governments more open and responsive to the changing needs of citizens. To complete membership, the Australian Government will develop a National Action Plan by the end of June 2016 to align with the OGP timeline.
This first stage of the public consultation will aim to establish a vision for open government in Australia, defining the structure of the Australian Government National Action Plan and sharing the history of...