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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High-level OGP Side Event at United Nations General Assembly this week

21st September 2017 – No Comments

Watch passionate advocacy for improved democratic practices and their role in improving trust in government. Featuring OGP CEO Sanjay Pradhan, President Macron of France, Prime Minister Kvirikashvili of Georgia, President Kaljulaid of Estonia, Prime Minister Gruevski of the former Yugoslav Republic of…

Comments on PM&C Draft Mid Term Assessment

18th September 2017 – No Comments

The following comments on the PM&C Draft Mid Term Assessment Report were submitted on 17 September. (The self assessment is required by OGP rules and is separate from the Progress Review by Independent Reviewer Daniel Stewart now underway .) “The Australian…

Parliamentary committee reports linked to OGP commitments

14th September 2017 – No Comments

Two parliamentary committee reports released today are linked to commitments in Australia’s OGP National Action Plan. OGP National Action Plan Commitment 4.2  National Integrity Framework “Australia will strengthen its ability to prevent, detect and respond to corruption in the public sector.”…


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