Uncategorised 11th October 2017

Government’s mid-term assessment short on shortcomings

by Peter Timmins

On 22 September Minister for Finance Cormann signed the Government Mid-term report required by OGP rules. The report is published on the PM&C website, 
(No Media release- this was yet another missed opportunity to draw attention to Australia’s open government commitments.)
It is a detailed report about development of the plan and implementation to date, but shortcomings tend to be glossed over or don’t get a mention.Our comments to this effect on the draft still appear three weeks after they were submitted on the PM&C website in jumbled format through a glitch in their system. A readable version is here.
We await finalisation and release of the Independent Review progress report under preparation by Daniel Stewart of ANU.