Ways governments can be open:


What is Open Government & what does it mean to you?

An open government is one that works hard to strengthen democracy, is transparent, accountable, empowers communities, is respectful of its citizens, and ensures people can meaningfully participate in government decision-making and designing policies and services.

We’d like to know what open government means to you.

Elizabeth Tydd: NSW Information Commissioner explains open government

Elizabeth Tydd is the NSW Information Commissioner and Open Data Advocate. Her role is to promote public awareness and understanding of the right to access government information in NSW, as well as providing advice and support to agencies and the general public.

Elizabeth is an active advocate for open government. She has been involved in the development of Australia’s first two Open Government Partnership National Action Plans, and is currently a member of the Australian Open Government Partnership Forum.

What can you do to support Open Government in Australia?

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