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 looking for regional Asia Pacific support officer

16th February 2018 – No Comments

From Paul Maassen, Director, Civil Society Engagement Open Government Partnership Support Unit “We are looking for a resourceful individual with strong experience and understanding of the governance field to serve as a Asia-Pacific Senior Program Officer at the OGP Support…


Hope and disappointment: Progress on Implementation of Australia’s National Action Plan

11th February 2018 – No Comments

A survey of members of the network reveals disappointment with the limited progress made on some commitments and the failure of most lead agencies to engage with civil society in a way that reflects the true spirit of partnership. What…


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…

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