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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Transparency

Understand the workings of government

Participation

Influence the workings of government

Accountability

Hold government to account for its actions

Latest updates

OGP Global Summit 2018

10th January 2018 – No Comments

Georgia, co-chair of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), will host the 5th OGP Global Summit in Tbilisi on July 17-19, 2018. The OGP 2018 Global Summit will focus on civic engagement, fighting against corruption, and public service delivery. The objectives…


Open Contracting-a key tool in the fight against corruption

7th December 2017 – No Comments

Australia committed to undertake a review of existing compliance with the Open Contracting Data Standard (OCDS) with a view to increase  compliance, but to date there has been little public discussion, debate or action. Elsewhere open contracting is a hot…


OGP responds to individual’s complaint, no violation of values and principles

19th October 2017 – No Comments

In September last year, Chris Snow a member of this network sent a letter of concern to the international OGP Steering Committee Co-Chairs regarding the consultation process and the Interim Working Group appointed by the Department of the Prime Minister…

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