Australian Open Government

Australian Open Government Partnership Civil Society Network

Australia’s First OGP Plan: A long circuitous journey

For better, open government

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.

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PM Turnbull renews OGP commitment

Photograph of Prime Minister Malcoln Turnbull’s letter to the OGP 25 November 2015

In late November 2015 Prime Minister Turnbull wrote to the OGP renewing Australia’s commitment to membership.

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Understand the workings of government


Influence the workings of government


Hold government to account for its actions

Latest updates

Co-Creation webinar event: Asia Pacific Region

16th March 2017 – No Comments

From OGP Support Unit: Date and time: March 28, 3pm DST Language: English Speakers: Webinar Chair: Shreya Basu, Regional Civil Society Coordinator for Asia Pacific Kety Tsanava, National Coordinator of Open Government, Georgia Enkhtsetseg Dagva, Program Manager of Open Society…

Civil society spots on global OGP Steering Committee

13th March 2017 – No Comments

Nominations for two positions closed on 8 March with 28 nominations including two Australians Dr Ken Coghill and Neil Forsyth both members of this network. Details of nominees including supporting material submitted is available here. As part of the selection…

Anti corruption in Asia Pacific Region: Up for this?

9th March 2017 – No Comments

As if tending to our own patch wasn’t enough….. The American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative is hiring a Regional Anti-Corruption Advisor to be based in its Bangkok office.  The Advisor will implement the anti-corruption and public integrity priorities…