This is a guest post written by Rosie Williams, a leading Australian Open Data Developer and Citizen Journalist, who created and manages infoAus.net and writes for NoFibs.com.au. It’s republished with her permission. Can open data really form the basis of …

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While successive Australian governments have touted ‘evidence-based policy’, a significant ongoing challenge within Australia’s public service has been generating or accessing the right data at the right time – particularly across agencies – for actually testing policy assumptions and following …

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Rosie Williams of OpenAus recently released her latest open data project, Open Charities, to¬†provide insight into the financials of Australian charities. The service integrates the available open data from 53,000 registered Australian charities in a way never done before, allowing …

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With the change in Prime Minister to Malcolm Turnbull there was always likely to be a shift in the prominence of digital and IT within government. The new administrative arrangements released earlier this week demonstrated this clearly, with the Digital …

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Below is a list of all of the GovHack 2015 International and National winners… The GovHack 2015 International categories had competitors across Australia and New Zealand:¬† The International Best Disaster Mitigation Hack, iHelp by team Tremorz in New Zealand https://hackerspace.govhack.org/content/tremorz …

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