Open government

Alternate Term Label:
Government in the sunshine
Transparency in government
Report

Corruption perceptions index 2019

The index offers an annual snapshot of the relative degree of corruption by ranking countries and territories from all over the globe. In 2012, Transparency International revised the methodology used to construct the index to allow for comparison of scores from one year to the...
Blog post

City portals: How e-government evolves into e-participation

This report provides a context the development of e-government portals by cities. City portals provide online access to a growing number of e-government services. As such they have been successful in exploiting the opportunities technology offers to make local and regional government services available over...
Guide

A guide to the right engagement

This guide is designed to assist the Australian Public Service (APS) in choosing the right engagement for the problem at hand. It is made up of two components: the Diagnostic and Catalogue.
Report

Implementation of the Digital Continuity 2020 policy

The objective of this audit was to examine the extent to which Australian Government entities have implemented the Digital Continuity 2020 policy, and how effectively the National Archives of Australia is monitoring, assisting, and encouraging entities to meet the specified targets of the policy.
Policy report

Algorithm charter

The Minister of Statistics has launched a draft Algorithm charter that commits government agencies to improving transparency and accountability in their use of algorithms over the next five years. This is a response to the recommendations from the Algorithm assessment report in 2018.
Report

Disclosure of myki travel information

This report on the investigation into the release of myki data demonstrates that deficiencies in data governance and risk management can undermine the protection of privacy, even where the project is well-intentioned.
Discussion paper

Reforming local government in South Australia: discussion paper

This discussion paper proposes reforms to local government legislation. Some of the key reforms proposed include a new conduct management framework for council members, an expanded role for council audit committees, and improvements to regulation to reduce councils’ costs.
Guide

Compendium of good practices on anti-corruption for OGP action plans

This guide is a curated list of internationally accepted policies and practical approaches to tackling corruption. It provides examples that are useful not only in developing OGP commitments but also during their implementation. It is written for government officials and national civil society organisations developing...
Report

Implementation of ANAO and parliamentary committee recommendations

The objective of the audit was to examine whether selected entities implemented agreed ANAO performance audit, the Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit, and other parliamentary committee recommendations.
Blog post

Paul Tiffin: Can we tame Big Tech’s big influence on healthcare?

As the NHS explores the potential impact of AI on healthcare provision we should be wary of the revolving door between Big Tech companies and the NHS, says Paul Tiffin.