Civil society groups around the world are using the Open Government Partnership process to achieve real gains in openness, accountability and participation. We are a diverse group of individuals and organisations working together to create ambitious commitments for Australia’s first Open Government National Action Plan.Read more
In late November 2015 Prime Minister Turnbull wrote to the OGP renewing Australia’s commitment to membership.
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Access to information (ATI) is a fundamental human right that has the power to improve governance and lives by assisting public administration to become more transparent, accountable, and efficient and increasing citizen confidence and participation. Increasing transparency and access to information is at the core of the Open Government Partnership values and principles and crucial in addressing the most pressing social needs, solving public problems and improving the effectiveness of government institutions.
is part of Increasing Public Integrity—measures that address corruption and public ethics, access to information, campaign finance reform, and media and civil society freedom
Commitments on civic participation include formal public participation as well issues that more broadly affect people's ability to participate.
More Effectively Managing Public Resources is one of the OGP grand challenges and includes measures that address budgets, procurement, natural resources and foreign assistance.
Improving Public Services—measures that address the full spectrum of citizen services (including health, education, criminal justice, water, electricity, telecommunications and any other relevant service areas) by fostering public service improvement or private sector innovation.
Understand the workings of government
Influence the workings of government
Hold government to account for its actions
Stephen Easton in The Mandarin: Crunch time for Australia’s open government plan “A draft national action plan that will articulate how the Australian government promises to promote open government should finally emerge in the next couple of weeks, ahead of…
The fifth anniversary of the foundation meeting of the Open Government Partnership will be celebrated on 20 September at a gathering in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly during Leaders Week. I’m not sure if Prime…
The second meeting of the Interim Working Group yesterday saw further progress in developing draft commitments proposed for inclusion in Australia’s OGP National Action Plan. Agenda and papers for the meeting have been published and minutes will be published in…
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