Australia still to deliver on ‘open government’ rhetoric

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After delays that threatened to see it dubbed an “inactive” member of the Open Government Partnership, Australia last week issued its Open Government National Action Plan.

The Plan offers benefits in advancing “transparency, accountability, public participation and technological innovation in Australia over the next two years”. It also sees Australia follow its peers with a commitment to increase “confidence in the electoral system and political parties”, combat corporate crime, “digitally transform the the delivery of government services” and foster “open contracting”.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation Paperpress
Publication statusPublished - 13 Dec 2016


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