Information resources management

Report

Digital government during the coronavirus crisis

The coronavirus pandemic is the most significant crisis governments have faced in generations. Digital technology has helped the UK government to manage many of the issues, and has enabled a more effective response than would have been otherwise possible. This report assesses the factors that...
Report

Copyright and COVID-19

The Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL) has released this report, which summarises the results of a survey of Australian CAUL members to understand the extent of use of provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 to support students and academics during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Survey

Australian government Information Access Survey 2019

Woolcott Research was commissioned by participating jurisdictions to investigate the public’s awareness and experience of the right to access information held by government agencies in NSW, ACT, VIC, QLD, WA and the Commonwealth of Australia. This report compares results between jurisdictions.
Report

Cyber information sharing: building collective security

Over the past 10 years, significant strides have been made in facilitating better cyber information cooperation and sharing, including the emergence of a number of different operating models. This report examines barriers to the progress of greater information that will support the security and resilience...
Report

Transitioning to the next generation of metadata

This report synthesises six years (2015-2020) of OCLC Research Library Partners Metadata Managers Focus Group discussions and what they may foretell for the “next generation of metadata.” The firm belief that metadata underlies all discovery regardless of format, now and in the future, permeates all...
Report

System redevelopment — managing risks while planning transition

The objective of this audit was to assess whether Services Australia appropriately managed risks to operating the current welfare payment system and appropriately prepared to transition to the future system.
Policy report

Digital minilateralism: how governments cooperate on digital governance

This policy paper explores the role and value of ‘digital minilateralism’. Minilaterals are small, trust-based, knowledge creating and sharing, innovation-oriented networks. Digital minilateralism describes those minilateral networks both committed to digital governance and using ‘digital’ culture, practices, processes and technologies as tools to advance peer...
Report

Review of the Family Violence Information Sharing Legislative Scheme: final report

The Family Violence Information Sharing Scheme enables authorised organisations and services to share information to facilitate assessment and management of family violence risk to children and adults. This independent review was undertaken by a team of researchers from Monash University.
Report

Australia's third Open Government national action plan: Create Phase report

This report details the process and outcomes of the 'Create Phase' of the development of Australia’s third Open Government action plan. In particular, it contains the ‘Blended Concepts’ developed during the Create Phase of the development of the plan.
Strategy

Australia’s cyber security strategy 2020

Through this strategy, the Australian government will attempt to build trust in the online world by supporting businesses’ cyber resilience, including by sharing threat information, setting clear expectations of roles and strengthening partnerships.