ART Submission to the Open Government Partnership (OGP) interim working group

ART Submission to the Open Government Partnership (OGP) interim working group

Submission from the Accountability Round Table to the Interim Working Group Posted on September 5, 2016 by ogpteam This is a full reproduction of a submission received from the Accountability Round Table on 4 September 2016. On Saturday, the AGM of the Accountability...
ART letter to the PM. Why are we signing up to open government while abolishing the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner?

ART letter to the PM. Why are we signing up to open government while abolishing the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner?

The Hon Malcolm Turnbull, MP Prime Minister Parliament House CANBERRA   ACT 2600 06/04/2016   Dear Prime Minister I Chair the Accountability Round Table . I refer to our previous correspondence of 10 October 2015 concerning the Open Government Partnership.   May...
The Open Government Partnership;  Australia joins at last! But how open is consultation?

The Open Government Partnership; Australia joins at last! But how open is consultation?

After a change of Prime Minister and a good deal of pressure from ART and other accountability-promoting organisations, on 17th of November, the Turnbull Government has finally agreed to  join the Open Government Partnership. The Open Government Partnership exists to...